Definition of Equilibration

1. Noun. Stabilization by bringing into equilibrium.

Generic synonyms: Stabilisation, Stabilization



Definition of Equilibration

1. n. Act of keeping a balance, or state of being balanced; equipoise.

Definition of Equilibration

1. Noun. The formation, or maintenance, of an equilibrium ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Equilibration

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Equilibration

1. 1. Act of keeping a balance, or state of being balanced; equipoise. "In . . . Running, leaping, and dancing, nature's laws of equilibration are observed." (J. Denham) 2. The process by which animal and vegetable organisms preserve a physiological balance. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Equilibration

equigranularity
equijoin
equijoins
equilateral
equilateral triangle
equilateral triangles
equilaterality
equilaterals
equilenin
equilibrant
equilibrants
equilibrate
equilibrated
equilibrates
equilibrating
equilibration (current term)
equilibrations
equilibrator
equilibrators
equilibratory
equilibria
equilibrial
equilibrioception
equilibrious
equilibrise
equilibrist
equilibristic
equilibristics
equilibrists
equilibrities

Literary usage of Equilibration

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"These forces are called functions, and equilibration, therefore, ... Frequently,however,the term "equilibration" is used in a restricted sense as meaning ..."

2. An Epitome of the Synthetic Philosophy by Herbert Spencer, Frederick Howard Collins (1889)
"DIRECT equilibration. 159. Any fresh force brought to bear on an ... This equilibration may be direct or indirect. The new incident force may either ..."

3. On Mr. Spencer's Unification of Knowledge by Malcolm Guthrie (1882)
"Mr. Spencer's Account of equilibration. Mr. Spencer's account of ... The equilibration of Motions. Mr. Spencer presents equilibration under the two forms ..."

4. Works by Herbert Spencer (1896)
"But, at the same time, we see that the modified conditions to which organisms may be adapted by direct equilibration, are conditions of certain classes only ..."

5. Readings in Descriptive and Historical Sociology by Franklin Henry Giddings (1906)
"Social equilibration Fully to understand assimilation and its whole significance, it is necessary to remember, finally, that it is a process of social ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"equilibration, as exemplified by the upright position of man, ... The lateral-line organs of fishes have been supposed to be organs of equilibration. ..."

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