disequilibrium

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n disequilibrium loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n disequilibrium An imperfect equilibrium, as of intellectual and moral faculties.
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Quotations

  • Remy De Gourmont
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    “Nothing exists except by virtue of a disequilibrium, an injustice. All existence is a theft paid for by other existences; no life flowers except on a cemetery.”

Usage

In literature:

To that abstention, the disequilibrium of Italian political life, from first to last, is largely due.
"The Liberation of Italy" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
The danger of war as a result of imperialism is immensely increased by the disunion and disequilibrium of Europe.
"American World Policies" by Walter E. Weyl
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In news:

Here you can view a one-hour video that asks, "In what ways can art convey equilibrium or disequilibrium".
For many, this state of disequilibrium is one to be avoided at all costs.
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In science:

The Hardy–Weinberg disequilibrium coefficient and its use to detect the underlying genetic model is given in Section 3.
Robust Tests in Genome-Wide Scans under Incomplete Linkage Disequilibrium
The Hardy–Weinberg disequilibrium (HWD) coefficient in cases or between cases and controls has been used to detect association (Nielsen, Ehm and Weir, 1998; Zaykin and Nielsen, 2000; Song and Elston, 2006).
Robust Tests in Genome-Wide Scans under Incomplete Linkage Disequilibrium
In this article we studied genetic models under a general imperfect (or incomplete) LD model with linkage disequilibrium between linked marker locus and functional locus.
Robust Tests in Genome-Wide Scans under Incomplete Linkage Disequilibrium
The power to detect a true association is reduced when the linkage disequilibrium decreases, while the model uncertainty increases, complicating the choice of a single association statistic.
Robust Tests in Genome-Wide Scans under Incomplete Linkage Disequilibrium
Detecting marker-disease association by testing for HardyWeinberg disequilibrium at a marker locus.
Robust Tests in Genome-Wide Scans under Incomplete Linkage Disequilibrium
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