nonequilibrium

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noun non·equi·lib·ri·um \ˌnän-ˌē-kwə-ˈli-brē-əm, -ˌe-\

Definition of nonequilibrium

  1. :  absence or lack of equilibrium or balance :  a state of imbalance between opposing forces or processes —often used before another noun nonequilibrium states nonequilibrium thermodynamics

First Known Use of nonequilibrium

1790


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