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Meaning of thermal equilibrium

ther'mal e'quilib'rium

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— Thermodynam. Thermodynam.
  1. the relationship between two systems connected only by a diathermic wall.
  2. the relationship between two isolated systems the states of which are such that no net transfer of energy would occur between them if they were connected by a diathermic wall.
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