Updated: 06/16/2017 by Computer Hope

EQ may refer to any of the following:

1. Short for equals, eq is an operator used in programming languages and in command line commands as an abbreviation for equals. For example, in programming languages such as Perl, you could type something similar to the example below.

if ($variable1 eq $variable2) { print "They are equal"; }

In the above example, if the contents in $variable1 are the same as $variable2, then the program would print They are equal.

2. Short for equalizer, eq is a software program or hardware device that increases or decreases the volume of specific audio frequencies. In the picture below, is an example of a software equalizer available in Microsoft Windows Media Player.

Microsoft Windows Media Player equalizer

3. Short for EverQuest, EQ, also known as EverCrack for its addictiveness, was a popular MMORPG game.

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