- 1A thing which has an equalizing effect: education is the great equalizerMore example sentences
- ‘The Web is absolutely the great equalizer,’ he said.
- The crisis that struck in mid-1997 was a great equalizer, along with the popularity of the ‘back to nature’ movement starting in the West.
- Wealthy motorists frustrated by the great equalizer, traffic jams, will pioneer a brand new gimmick: motorcycle motorcades for millionaires.
- 1.1British A goal that levels the score in the game: his second goal was the equalizerMore example sentences
- These days, they score a goal and hope to stop their opponents from scoring an equaliser.
- Defoe set up Cole for the second equaliser before scoring the winner.
- Aspell crowned a good game by scoring the equaliser.
- 2North American • informal A weapon, especially a gun.More example sentences
- Colt claimed that his guns were the ‘great equalizers.’
- Nuclear weapons, chemical weapons and missiles are viewed, probably erroneously, as the potential equalizer of superior Western conventional power.
- More often than not, the real equalizer was his gun.
- 3 Electronics A passive network designed to modify a frequency response, especially to compensate for distortion.More example sentences
- This panel would then be connected through a patchbay to a microphone, line and program amplifiers, equalizers and echo sends.
- A second equalizer and adjuster circuit to equalize the timed sample sequence for detection and to adjust the gain of the amplifier and the timing of the sampler operates in a user data segment of the signal.
- By separating the equalization of the signal to separate equalizers, the cost of the equalization can be reduced without substantially affecting performance.
More definitions of equalizerDefinition of equalizer in:
- The US English dictionary