equipollent


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equipollent

[¦e·kwə¦päl·ənt]
(mechanics)
Of two systems of forces, having the same vector sum and the same total torque about an arbitrary point.
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An infrastructure is a part of the territorial structure of the national economy, a node of all kinds of communications, it can not always been taken as visually equipollent, but it essentially affects the character of the space shape.
What this indicates is that in Ulaqayi's un/conscious the maternal and paternal imagos are almost equipollent.
Within this enormous field, the novel in a stronger sense--the verisimilar novel of Austen and Thackeray, which many would consider the central tradition -- is now only one of several equipollent forms (Fowler: 118).
S'il est exact de dire que le contrat de mandat confere au mandataire un pouvoir de representation, il est aussi indeniable que le pouvoir de representation n'est pas un equipollent du mandat puisque ce pouvoir est souvent confere en dehors de toute convention, par la loi ou par un tribunal (33).
Grossman presents Whitman's poetry as a kind of "policy" for preserving union, characterizing the formal innovation of Whitman's line as "an unprecedented trope of inclusion": "Whitman has devised a universal 'conjunctive principle' whose manifest structure is the sequence of end-stopped, nonequivalent, but equipollent lines.