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Equal-to

in mathematics. The symbol (=), two little parallel lines, was invented by Robert Recorde, who died 1558.

“As he said, nothing is more equal than parallel lines.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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