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equilibrate

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verb equil·i·brate \i-ˈkwi-lə-ˌbrāt\

Definition of equilibrate

equilibratedequilibrating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to bring into or keep in equilibrium :  balance

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to bring about, come to, or be in equilibrium

equilibration play \-ˌkwi-lə-ˈbrā-shən\ noun
equilibrator play \-ˈkwi-lə-ˌbrā-tər\ noun
equilibratory play \-brə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\ adjective


1635

First Known Use of equilibrate

1635


Medical Dictionary

equilibrate

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verb equil·i·brate \i-ˈkwil-ə-ˌbrāt\

Medical Definition of equilibrate

equilibrated; equilibrating

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to bring into or keep in equilibrium

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to bring about, come to, or be in equilibrium

equilibration \-ˌkwil-ə-ˈbrā-shən\play noun
equilibratory \-ˈkwil-ə-brə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\play adjective



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