equilibrant

noun
equil·​i·​brant | \ i-ˈkwi-lə-brənt How to pronounce equilibrant (audio) , ē- also ˌē-kwə-ˈli-brənt \

Definition of equilibrant

: a force that will balance one or more unbalanced forces

First Known Use of equilibrant

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Equilibrant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equilibrant. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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