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1. equilibrium

noun. ['ˌiːkwəˈlɪbriːəm'] a stable situation in which forces cancel one another.

Synonyms

  • homeostasis
  • balance of power
  • Nash equilibrium
  • state of affairs
  • thermal equilibrium
  • situation
  • dynamic balance
  • isostasy
  • poise

Antonyms

  • imbalance
  • misconstruction
  • sharpness
  • crooked

Etymology

  • aequilibrium (Latin)
  • aequilibris (Latin)

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  • disequilibrium

2. equilibrium

noun. ['ˌiːkwəˈlɪbriːəm'] a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates.

Synonyms

  • reaction
  • chemical equilibrium
  • acid-base balance
  • acid-base equilibrium

Antonyms

  • inclusion
  • rejection
  • discomposure
  • scale up

Etymology

  • aequilibrium (Latin)
  • aequilibris (Latin)

3. equilibrium

noun. ['ˌiːkwəˈlɪbriːəm'] equality of distribution.

Synonyms

  • proportion
  • structure
  • symmetry
  • construction
  • conformation
  • equipoise
  • counterbalance

Antonyms

  • scale down
  • natural object
  • anisotropy
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • aequilibrium (Latin)
  • aequilibris (Latin)

4. equilibrium

noun. ['ˌiːkwəˈlɪbriːəm'] a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head.

Synonyms

  • vestibular sense
  • labyrinthine sense
  • proprioception
  • sense of equilibrium

Antonyms

  • radial asymmetry
  • asymmetry
  • inequality
  • exclusion

Etymology

  • aequilibrium (Latin)
  • aequilibris (Latin)
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