equilibrant

noun

equil·​i·​brant i-ˈkwi-lə-brənt How to pronounce equilibrant (audio)
ē-,
 also  ˌē-kwə-ˈli-brənt
: a force that will balance one or more unbalanced forces

Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of equilibrant was in 1883

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“Equilibrant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equilibrant. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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