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Definitions of EQUILIBRIUM
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
A state of being evenly balanced or the harmonious performance of function. Its physiological application is in the biomechanical responses of the musculoskeletal system during standing, walking, sitting, and other movements. Stability and equilibrium are related to the mathematics of the center of gravity of the body.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
In mech. equipoise; equality of weight or force: a state of rest produced by the mutual counteraction of two or more forces, as the state of the two ends of a lever or balance, when both are charged with equal weight, and they maintain an even or level position, parallel to the horizon; when two or more forces acting upon a body are so opposed to each other that the body remains at rest, although one of them would move it if acting alone, those forces are said to be in equilibrium, that is, equally balanced: a suite of just poise; a position of due balance; as, to preserve the equilibrium of the body; take care you do not lose your equilibrium: in the fine arts, (a) the just poise or balance of a figure or other object so that it may appear to stand firmly, (b) the due equipoise of objects, lights, shadows, etc.: equal diffusion or distribution, as of temperature, which all bodies on the earth tend to produce, of the electric fluid in its natural undisturbed state, etc.: equal balancing of the mind between motives or reasons; a state of indifference or of doubt, when the mind is suspended in indecision, between different motives or the different forces of evidence: equality of influence or effect; due or just relationship.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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