equilibristat

noun equi·lib·ri·stat \ˌēkwəˈlibrəˌstat also ˌek-\

Definition of equilibristat

plural

-s

  1. :  an apparatus consisting essentially of a U-tube with capillary ends designed to test the equilibrium of a railroad car when rounding a curve and measure any deviation therefrom

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Origin and Etymology of equilibristat

equilibrium + -stat


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