equilibrium equilibrium  /ˌi kwə ˈlɪb ri əm/


  1. (n) a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
  2. (n) a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
  3. (n) equality of distribution
  4. (n) a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head


  1. His father saw it as a scientific inquiry into aerodynamic equilibrium.
  2. I've always been very curious about culture, how a society develops its own equilibrium.
  3. If the American good life has anywhere survived in some intelligent equilibrium, it may be in Minnesota.


  1. Shayton Wins the Famous Platinum A' Design Award

    A' Design Award and Competitions are proud to announce that the project Shayton Equilibrium by Andrej Stanta has been granted the famed Platinum A' Design Award at Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design Competition. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10838600.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Tim Sullivan | NCAA's tinkering has put college game's power punch on hold

    Because equilibrium has been as elusive as a knuckleball in a hailstorm, administrators are weighing whether to adopt a livelier ball to stimulate scoring.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Louisville Courier-Journal


  1. Benedict told the crowd that it was up to them to urgently save the planet from development that had often ignored "nature's delicate equilibrium."
    on Sep 2, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Forbes

  2. "From what I've seen, this is easily the best team in the league," Wilson said. "If we somehow could have survived maybe the first 10 minutes of the game, we would have found an equilibrium, but it was over by then. That was one where you...
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Ron Wilson Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Wenger added: "I am a supporter of good management of clubs, for financial equilibrium. And Uefa must equally support this idea. I am fighting for the future of the game and of football. I don't see why Uefa should take umbrage at ideas that are...
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Arsene Wenger Source: Independent

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