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equilibrium (n.)

c. 1600, "state of mental balance," from Latin aequilibrium "an even balance; a horizontal position," from aequilibris "equal, level, horizontal, evenly balanced," from aequus "equal" (see equal (adj.)) + libra "a balance, pair of scales, plummet" (see Libra). Related: Equilibrious.

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Definitions of equilibrium from WordNet

equilibrium (n.)
a stable situation in which forces cancel one another;
equilibrium (n.)
a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates;
Synonyms: chemical equilibrium
equilibrium (n.)
equality of distribution;
equilibrium (n.)
a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head;
Synonyms: labyrinthine sense / vestibular sense / sense of balance / sense of equilibrium
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