- The condition of a system in which competing influences are balanced.
(physics) The state of a body at rest or in uniform motion in which the resultant of all forces on it is zero.
(chemistry) The state of a reaction in which the rates of the forward and reverse reactions are the same.
Etymology:aequilibrium, from aequus, equal, and libra, balance
- French: équilibre
- German: Ausgeglichenheit
Spanish: equilibrio :es:equilibrio, (es)
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