noun (plural equilibria)
Etymology: aequilibrium, from aequus, equal, and libra, balance
- 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.
- Mental balance.
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