AskDefine | Define equilibria

Dictionary Definition

equilibria (See equilibrium)

Noun

1 a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates [syn: chemical equilibrium]
2 a stable situation in which forces cancel one another [ant: disequilibrium]
3 equality of distribution [syn: balance, equipoise, counterbalance]
4 a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head [syn: labyrinthine sense, vestibular sense, sense of balance, sense of equilibrium] [also: equilibria (pl)]

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English

Pronunciation

/ˌi.kʷɪˈlɪb.ɹi.ə/

Noun

equilibria
  1. Plural of equilibrium

Extensive Definition

Equilibrium is the condition of a system in which competing influences are balanced and it may refer to:

Biology

Chemistry

Economics

Game theory

Music

Physics

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See also

equilibria in Czech: Equilibrium
equilibria in German: Gleichgewicht
equilibria in Spanish: Equilibrio
equilibria in French: Équilibre
equilibria in Ido: Equilibro
equilibria in Indonesian: Kesetimbangan
equilibria in Italian: Equilibrio
equilibria in Hebrew: שיווי משקל
equilibria in Hungarian: Egyensúly (egyértelműsítő lap)
equilibria in Japanese: 平衡 (曖昧さ回避)
equilibria in Polish: Równowaga
equilibria in Portuguese: Equilíbrio
equilibria in Russian: Равновесие
equilibria in Slovenian: Ravnovesje
equilibria in Turkish: Denge
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