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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·equal /ˌʌnˈikwəl/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·e·qual a.
 1. Not equal; not matched; not of the same size, length, breadth, quantity, strength, talents, acquirements, age, station, or the like; as, the fingers are of unequal length; peers and commoners are unequal in rank.
 2. Ill balanced or matched; disproportioned; hence, not equitable; partial; unjust; unfair.
    Against unequal arms to fight in pain.   --Milton.
    Jerome, a very unequal relator of the opinion of his adversaries.   --John Worthington.
 To punish me for what you make me do
 Seems much unequal.   --Shak.
 3. Not uniform; not equable; irregular; uneven; as, unequal pulsations; an unequal poem.
 4. Not adequate or sufficient; inferior; as, the man was unequal to the emergency; the timber was unequal to the sudden strain.
 5. Bot. Not having the two sides or the parts symmetrical.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not equal in amount; "they distributed unlike (or unequal)
             sums to the various charities" [syn: unlike] [ant: like]
      2: poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure
         [ant: equal]