equilibrate

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verb equil·i·brate \i-ˈkwi-lə-ˌbrāt\

Definition of equilibrate

equilibrated

;

equilibrating

  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 \i-ˌkwi-lə-ˈbrā-shən\ noun

equilibrator

play \i-ˈkwi-lə-ˌbrā-tər\ noun

equilibratory

play \i-ˈkwi-lə-brə-ˌtȯr-ē\ adjective

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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