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isostasy (n.)

"equilibrium from equality of pressure," 1889 (C.E. Dutton), from iso- + Greek stasis "setting, weighing, standing" (see stasis). Greek isostasios meant "in equipoise with, equivalent to."

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Definitions of isostasy from WordNet

isostasy (n.)
(geology) a general equilibrium of the forces tending to elevate or depress the earth's crust;
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