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# equidifferent

EQUIDIF'FERENT, a. Having equal differences; arithmetically proportional.

In crystalography, having a different number of faces presented by the prism and by each summit; and these three numbers form a series in arithmetical progression, as 6.4.2.

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EQUIDIF'FERENT, a. Having equal differences; arithmetically proportional.

In crystalography, having a different number of faces presented by the prism and by each summit; and these three numbers form a series in arithmetical progression, as 6.4.2.

E-QUI-DIF'FER-ENT, a.

Having equal differences; arithmetically proportional. In crystalography, having a different number of faces presented by the prism and by each summit; and these three numbers form a series in arithmetical progression, as, 6, 4, 2. Cleaveland.

E`qui*dif"fer*ent
1. Having equal differences; as, the terms of arithmetical progression are equidifferent.
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Equidifferent

EQUIDIF'FERENT, adjective Having equal differences; arithmetically proportional.

In crystalography, having a different number of faces presented by the prism and by each summit; and these three numbers form a series in arithmetical progression, as 6.4.2.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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