Definition of Equilibrate

1. Verb. Bring to a chemical stasis or equilibrium.

Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Derivative terms: Equilibrium, Equilibrium, Equilibrium



2. Verb. Bring into balance or equilibrium. "Balance the two weights"

Definition of Equilibrate

1. v. t. To balance two scales, sides, or ends; to keep even with equal weight on each side; to keep in equipoise.

Definition of Equilibrate

1. Verb. (transitive) To balance, or bring into equilibrium. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To balance, to be in a state of equilibrium. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Equilibrate

1. [v -BRATED, -BRATING, -BRATES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Equilibrate

equiform
equifrequency
equifrequent
equigranular
equigranularity
equijoin
equijoins
equilateral
equilateral triangle
equilateral triangles
equilaterality
equilaterals
equilenin
equilibrant
equilibrants
equilibrate (current term)
equilibrated
equilibrates
equilibrating
equilibration
equilibrations
equilibrator
equilibrators
equilibratory
equilibria
equilibrial
equilibrioception
equilibrious
equilibrise
equilibrist

Literary usage of Equilibrate

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

1. Hand-books of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy by Dionysius Lardner (1859)
"The power in commencing its action must necessarily be greater than the resistance opposed by the load; for if it were not, it would only equilibrate with ..."

2. A Complete System of Practical Bookkeeping, Exemplified in Six Sets of Books by Nicholas Harris (1842)
"DIRECTIONS TO equilibrate LEDGER-ACCOUNTS. You have now taken the difference between the Dr. and Cr. column ... How will you equilibrate Profit and Loss ? ..."

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