equilibrium: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ē"kwu-lib'rē-um, ek"wu-), [key]
— pl. -ri•ums, -ri•a
- a state of rest or balance due to the equal action of opposing forces.
- equal balance between any powers, influences, etc.; equality of effect.
- mental or emotional balance; equanimity: The pressures of the situation caused her to lose her equilibrium.
- the condition existing when a chemical reaction and its reverse reaction proceed at equal rates.
- equilibrium (Thesaurus)