equilibrium (n.)

  1. a stable situation in which forces cancel one another

  2. a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates

    [ Syn: chemical equilibrium ]

  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 ]

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