equilibrate

verb equil·i·brate \ i-ˈkwi-lə-ˌbrāt \

Definition of equilibrate

equilibrated; equilibrating
transitive verb
: to bring into or keep in equilibrium : balance
intransitive verb
: to bring about, come to, or be in equilibrium

equilibration

play \i-ˌkwi-lə-ˈbrā-shən\ noun

equilibrator

play \i-ˈkwi-lə-ˌbrā-tər\ noun

equilibratory

play \i-ˈkwi-lə-brə-ˌtȯr-ē\ adjective

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First Known Use of equilibrate

1635


Medical Dictionary

equilibrate

verb equil·i·brate \ i-ˈkwil-ə-ˌbrāt \

medical Definition of equilibrate

equilibrated; equilibrating
transitive verb
: to bring into or keep in equilibrium
intransitive verb
: to bring about, come to, or be in equilibrium

equilibration

play \-ˌkwil-ə-ˈbrā-shən\ noun

equilibratory

play \-ˈkwil-ə-brə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\ adjective

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