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Everything with me is pretty close to the surface, but having kids has completely ruined my emotional equilibrium.
Olivia Colman

Meaning of "equilibrium" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EQUILIBRIUM

From Latin aequilībrium, from aequi-equi- + lībra pound, balance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EQUILIBRIUM

equilibrium  [ˌiːkwɪˈlɪbrɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EQUILIBRIUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Equilibrium is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EQUILIBRIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Equilibrium

Equilibrium may refer to: ▪ List of types of equilibrium, the condition of a system in which all competing influences are balanced, in a wide variety of contexts...

Definition of equilibrium in the English dictionary

The first definition of equilibrium in the dictionary is a stable condition in which forces cancel one another. Other definition of equilibrium is a state or feeling of mental balance; composure. Equilibrium is also a state of rest or uniform motion in which there is no resultant force on a body.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EQUILIBRIUM


aquarium
əˈkwɛərɪəm
atrium
ˈeɪtrɪəm
auditorium
ˌɔːdɪˈtɔːrɪəm
bacterium
bækˈtɪərɪəm
barium
ˈbɛərɪəm
delirium
dɪˈlɪrɪəm
disequilibrium
ˌdɪsiːkwɪˈlɪbrɪəm
emporium
ɛmˈpɔːrɪəm
imperium
ɪmˈpɪərɪəm
Librium
ˈlɪbrɪəm
manubrium
məˈnjuːbrɪəm
ministerium
ˌmɪnɪˈstɪərɪəm
Miriam
ˈmɪrɪəm
nonequilibrium
ˌnɒnˌiːkwɪˈlɪbrɪəm
opprobrium
əˈprəʊbrɪəm
planetarium
ˌplænɪˈtɛərɪəm
sanatorium
ˌsænəˈtɔːrɪəm
solarium
səʊˈlɛərɪəm
terrarium
tɛˈrɛərɪəm
yttrium
ˈɪtrɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EQUILIBRIUM

equilateral
equilaterally
equilibrant
equilibrate
equilibration
equilibrator
equilibratory
equilibria
equilibrist
equilibristic
equilibrity
equimolal
equimolecular
equimultiple
equine
equine distemper
equine herpesvirus
equine infectious anaemia
equine influenza
equinely

WORDS THAT END LIKE EQUILIBRIUM

armamentarium
cladosporium
criterium
deuterium
endometrium
frigidarium
fusarium
herbarium
honorarium
insectarium
moratorium
mycobacterium
natatorium
natrium
oceanarium
praetorium
puerperium
sanitarium
thermodynamic equilibrium
thorium

Synonyms and antonyms of equilibrium in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EQUILIBRIUM»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «equilibrium» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of equilibrium

Translation of «equilibrium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EQUILIBRIUM

Find out the translation of equilibrium to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of equilibrium from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «equilibrium» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

平衡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

equilibrio
570 millions of speakers

English

equilibrium
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संतुलन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التوازن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

равновесие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

equilíbrio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুস্থিতি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

équilibre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Keseimbangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gleichgewicht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

均衡
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

평형
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Keseimbangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trạng thái cân bằng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சமநிலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

समतोल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

denge
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

equilibrio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

równowaga
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

рівновагу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

echilibru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ισορροπίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ewewig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jämvikt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

likevekt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of equilibrium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EQUILIBRIUM»

The term «equilibrium» is very widely used and occupies the 15.771 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EQUILIBRIUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about equilibrium

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10 QUOTES WITH «EQUILIBRIUM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word equilibrium.
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Sergio Aragones
Sometimes, you start with the drawing and then the gag comes to you in the middle of it. That is when you start working on the solution of the gag, which is composition, placing, equilibrium, and character design.
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Rudolf Arnheim
A system is in equilibrium when the forces constituting it are arranged in such a way as to compensate each other, like the two weights pulling at the arms of a pair of scales.
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Rudolf Arnheim
Now equilibrium is the very opposite of disorder.
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Rodney Atkins
But I have vertigo... I lose my equilibrium easily. I can lean out to look at something and just keep leaning and not realize I'm about to fall.
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James Mark Baldwin
Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
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Jean Baudrillard
The world is not dialectical - it is sworn to extremes, not to equilibrium, sworn to radical antagonism, not to reconciliation or synthesis. This is also the principle of evil.
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Albert Claude
For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind, as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past, will find for itself a new code of ethics, common to all, made of tolerance, of courage, and of faith in the Spirit of men.
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Paulo Coelho
Elegance is usually confused with superficiality, fashion, lack of depth. This is a serious mistake: human beings need to have elegance in their actions and in their posture because this word is synonymous with good taste, amiability, equilibrium and harmony.
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Olivia Colman
Everything with me is pretty close to the surface, but having kids has completely ruined my emotional equilibrium.
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Gerard Debreu
I had become interested in economics, an interest that was transformed into a lifetime dedication when I met with the mathematical theory of general economic equilibrium.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EQUILIBRIUM»

Discover the use of equilibrium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to equilibrium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Punctuated Equilibrium
In 1972 Stephen Jay Gould took the scientific world by storm with his paper on punctuated equilibrium.
Stephen Jay GOULD, Stephen Jay Gould, 2009
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Equilibrium Thermodynamics
The overriding objective in writing the book was to achieve a clear exposition: to give an account of the subject that it both stimulating and easy to learn from.
Clement John Adkins, 1983
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Mathematical Programs with Equilibrium Constraints
An extensive study for an important class of constrained optimisation problems known as Mathematical Programs with Equilibrium Constraints.
Zhi-Quan Luo, Jong-Shi Pang, Daniel Ralph, 1996
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Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium Statistical Thermodynamics
A graduate-level textbook in statistical physics and thermodynamics.
Michel Le Bellac, Fabrice Mortessagne, G. George Batrouni, 2004
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Equilibrium States in Ergodic Theory
This book provides a detailed introduction to the ergodic theory of equilibrium states giving equal weight to two of its most important applications, namely to equilibrium statistical mechanics on lattices and to (time discrete) dynamical ...
Gerhard Keller, 1998
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General Equilibrium Analysis: A Micro-Economic Text
Focusing on microeconomic theory, this book seeks to introduce the student from the start to the general equilibrium approach to microeconomics, in the form of the two-sector model.
Melvyn B. Krauss, Harry Gordon Johnson, 2006
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Equilibrium Exchange Rates
This volume is essentially empirical: what do we know about exchange rates? The different econometric and theoretical approaches taken by the various authors in this volume lead to mutually consistent conclusions.
Ronald MacDonald, Jerome L. Stein, 1999
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Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics and the Production of ...
Title is included in the Springer Complexity programme.
Axel Kleidon, Ralph Lorenz, Ralph D. Lorenz, 2005
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Reflective Equilibrium: Essays in Honour of Robert Heeger
Robert Heeger has been professor of ethics at Utrecht University since 1977, both at the Faculty of Theology and at the Faculty of Philosophy. Since 1985, he has also been teaching at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
Wibren van der Burg, Theo van Willigenburg, 1998
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Macroeconomic Theory: A Dynamic General Equilibrium Approach ...
Suitable for students and researchers seeking coverage of the developments in macroeconomics, this title lays out the core ideas of modern macroeconomics and its links with finance.
Michael Wickens, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EQUILIBRIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term equilibrium is used in the context of the following news items.
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Physicists propose new definition of time crystals—then prove such …
"We also managed to extend the argument for a ground state (at zero temperature) to a more general 'thermal equilibrium' state (at non-zero ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
2
How to Solve a Physics Problem Undergrads Usually Get Wrong
The answer is simple — mass 2 is not in equilibrium but instead it is accelerating downward. Since it's accelerating, the net force is not equal to ... «Wired, Jul 15»
3
How a foursome of tour pros learned (almost tragically) that lightning …
A woozy Nichols told a club official he felt strange and didn't have his equilibrium. The official, Red Harbour, later explained, "I knew there was ... «GolfDigest.com, Jul 15»
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How to End Motion Sickness Before It Starts
And a window seat will help you keep your eyes fixed on the horizon, which can help your equilibrium. Xenos points out that, on a ship, ... «Lifehacker, Jul 15»
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China's holy trinity and the need for RMB stability
... to the global economy are i) via the commodities markets and ii) its impact on both global equilibrium short-term and long-term interest rates. «FT Alphaville, Jul 15»
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Oman crude maintains price equilibrium since oil price slump
But in the past two months Oman has largely found an equilibrium at between $60 and $65 per barrel, the most stable trading range since the ... «Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, Jul 15»
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A beautiful algorithm? The risks of automating online transactions
In theory, automated auctions should arrive at an optimum price via John Nash's equilibrium principle, enshrined in pop culture by the movie "A ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
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Equilibrium to Showcase InstantOn MediaRich ECM for SharePoint …
Equilibrium has been working closely with Microsoft to deliver this breakthrough in deploying a complete multi-server platform based on ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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Equilibrium joins ranks of the best
Equilibrium Asset Management, has gained a high-ranking spot in the esteemed Financial Times Private Client Wealth Management Survey. «Macclesfield - Wilmslow - Local News Cheshire Today, Jul 15»
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Marker Hotel launches 'Equilibrium' concept for guests seeking …
The hotel, which opened in 2013, said the health and wellbeing concept – the Marker Equilibrium – will feature across all areas, including the ... «Businessandleadership.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Equilibrium [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/equilibrium>. Oct 2019 ».
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