Associations to the word «Equilibrium»

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EQUILIBRIUM, noun. The condition of a system in which competing influences are balanced, resulting in no net change.
EQUILIBRIUM, noun. (physics) The state of a body at rest or in uniform motion in which the resultant of all forces on it is zero.
EQUILIBRIUM, noun. (chemistry) The state of a reaction in which the rates of the forward and reverse reactions are the same.
EQUILIBRIUM, noun. Mental balance.
EQUILIBRIUM CONSTANT, noun. (chemistry) A measure of the relative concentrations of the reactants and products of a reversible reaction at equilibrium
EQUILIBRIUM PRICE, noun. The price of a commodity at which the quantity that buyers wish to buy equals the quantity that sellers wish to sell
EQUILIBRIUM VAPOR PRESSURE, noun. (physics) saturation vapor pressure

Dictionary definition

EQUILIBRIUM, noun. A stable situation in which forces cancel one another.
EQUILIBRIUM, noun. A chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates.
EQUILIBRIUM, noun. Equality of distribution.
EQUILIBRIUM, noun. A sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head.

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