steady state

noun

Definition of steady state

  1. :  a state or condition of a system or process (such as one of the energy states of an atom) that does not change in time; broadly :  a condition that changes only negligibly over a specified time

steady–state

adjective

First Known Use of steady state

1885


Medical Dictionary

steady state

noun

Medical Definition of steady state

  1. 1:  a state or condition of a system or process (as one of the energy states of an atom) that does not change in time

  2. 2:  a state of physiological equilibrium especially in connection with a specified metabolic relation or activity


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