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NOUN (4)

1. a stable situation in which forces cancel one another;

2. a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates;
[syn: chemical equilibrium, equilibrium]

3. equality of distribution;
[syn: balance, equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalance]

4. a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head;
[syn: equilibrium, labyrinthine sense, vestibular sense, sense of balance, sense of equilibrium]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Equilibrium \E`qui*lib"ri*um\, n.; pl. E. Equilibriums, L. Equilibria. [L. aequilibrium, fr. aequilibris in equilibrium, level; aequus equal + libra balance. See Equal, and Librate.] 1. Equality of weight or force; an equipoise or a state of rest produced by the mutual counteraction of two or more forces. [1913 Webster] 2. A level position; a just poise or balance in respect to an object, so that it remains firm; equipoise; as, to preserve the equilibrium of the body. [1913 Webster] Health consists in the equilibrium between those two powers. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 3. A balancing of the mind between motives or reasons, with consequent indecision and doubt. [1913 Webster] Equilibrium valve (Steam Engine), a balanced valve. See under Valve. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

equilibrium n 1: a stable situation in which forces cancel one another [ant: disequilibrium] 2: a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates [syn: chemical equilibrium, equilibrium] 3: equality of distribution [syn: balance, equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalance] 4: a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head [syn: equilibrium, labyrinthine sense, vestibular sense, sense of balance, sense of equilibrium]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

121 Moby Thesaurus words for "equilibrium": accordance, aplomb, assurance, balance, balanced personality, beauty, bilateral symmetry, calm, coequality, coextension, communion, community, concinnity, confidence, conformity, congruity, consistency, consonance, constancy, continuity, cool, corelation, correlation, correlativism, correlativity, correspondence, counterbalance, counterpoise, dynamic symmetry, equability, equality, equanimity, equation, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equity, equivalence, equivalency, euphony, eurythmics, eurythmy, evenness, fastness, finish, firmness, harmony, homeostasis, homogeneity, identity, imperturbability, invariability, inverse proportion, inverse ratio, inverse relationship, justice, keeping, level head, levelheadedness, levelness, likeness, measure, measuredness, monolithism, multilateral symmetry, mutuality, nerve, order, orderedness, par, parallelism, parity, persistence, poise, polarity, possession, presence of mind, proportion, proportionality, reciprocality, reciprocation, reciprocity, regularity, relativity, reliability, restraint, rhythm, rootedness, sang-froid, secureness, security, self-assurance, self-command, self-confidence, self-control, self-possession, self-restraint, shapeliness, solidity, soundness, stability, stabilization, stable equilibrium, stable state, stasis, steadfastness, steadiness, steady nerves, steady state, substantiality, sweetness, symmetricalness, symmetry, trilateral symmetry, undeflectability, uniformity, unity, unruffledness, unshakable nerves, unshakableness, well-regulated mind