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  Definition of equilibrium
  1. a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head
  2. a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
  3. equality of distribution
  4. a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
Similar Words: labyrinthine sense, vestibular sense, sense of balance, sense of equilibrium, chemical equilibrium, balance, equipoise, counterbalance

 

Hyponyms: acid-base equilibrium, acid-base balance, conformation, symmetry, proportion, balance, balance of power, dynamic balance, homeostasis, Nash equilibrium, poise, thermal equilibrium

 

Derivational Morphology: balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise

 

Language Translations:
Esperanto: ekvilibro   Estonian: tasakaal  
Finnish: tasapaino   French: équilibre  
German: Gleichgewicht   Greek: ισορροπία  
Norwegian: ekvilibrium   Polish: równowaga  
Romanian: echilibru   Russian: равновесие  
Spanish: equilibrio  
 
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