equalling equalling

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
  2. (v) be identical or equivalent to
  3. (v) be equal to in quality or ability
  4. (v) make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
  5. (adj) having the same quantity, value, or measure as another
  6. (adj) having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

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  1. In a downpour of rain, racing against three University of Iowa freshmen, he ran 100 yards in 935 seconds, unofficially equalling the world's record.
  2. The plan compels every employer of ten or more men to set aside 2% of his payroll until a fund is accrued equalling $75 per eligible worker.
  3. Later, he shared with Catcher Bill Dickey the honor of equalling another all-time record, by driving in a total of five runs.

News

  1. Final: Reds 4, Diamondbacks 2

    PHOENIX — Mat Latos pitched like an ace in a game that the Reds needed just that. Latos (7-1) went 7 2/3 innings and allowed one run on six hits. He struck out 13, equalling a career-high, and walked two. He threw a season-high 110 pitches, 79 for strikes. Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth for ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. Baseball-Victorino inspires Red Sox to big win over Tigers

    June 21 (Reuters) - Boston's Shane Victorino had a game to remember as he claimed four hits, including a home run, and a career best-equalling five RBIs as the Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 10-6 on Friday in a battle of American League division leaders. The victory was the 45th of the season for Boston (45-31), only National League St Louis has more, keeping them in control of the East, while ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. Federer added, "Each one is special no doubt and to hold the trophy is always the best thing." "To play a champion like Rafael in the final of course it means even more to me, and equalling Bjorn as well." "He'sa fantastic player and...
    on Jul 9, 2007 By: Roger Federer Source: ic Wales

  2. Smit told www.superrugby.co.za: "It is a very humbling achievement for me to be equalling a record set by Os, who I see as a real legend of the South African game. No matter what happens from now, I think Os will always be the legend of South...
    on Nov 12, 2008 By: John Smit Source: Sportinglife.co.za

  3. "I'm thrilled to death," Attfield said. "This is what we were planning for all winter. They're all special . . . this one, equalling a record or breaking a record is always, to me, I love breaking records. I hold the record for the Prince of...
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: Roger Attfield Source: Edmonton Sun

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