equilibration

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n equilibration stabilization by bringing into equilibrium
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Equilibration Act of keeping a balance, or state of being balanced; equipoise. "In . . . running, leaping, and dancing, nature's laws of equilibration are observed."
    • Equilibration (Biol) The process by which animal and vegetable organisms preserve a physiological balance.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n equilibration Equipoise; the act of keeping the balance even; the state of being equally balanced; the maintenance of equilibrium.
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Usage

In literature:

Locomotor equilibration was also affected.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
It contains the three elements; integration, differentiation and equilibration.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
The gyroscope equilibrizer must have broken.
"Dick Hamilton's Airship" by Howard R. Garis
Pauvre Arsay, j'imagine qu'il dut, dans cet instant au moins, perdre ce bel equilibre dont il avait le secret.
"Histoires grises" by E. Edouard Tavernier
We were at a loss to imagine by what means this man came to be master of such equilibration.
"From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan" by Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
Reason expresses purpose, purpose expresses impulse, and impulse expresses a natural body with self-equilibrating powers.
"The Life of Reason" by George Santayana
When she is coaxing her child to walk, she is not making a theoretic exposition of the science of equilibration.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
The semicircular canals are, to a great extent if not entirely, the seat of equilibration in man.
"The Dawn of Reason" by James Weir
It contains the three elements; integration, differentiation and equilibration.
"Evolution in Modern Thought" by Ernst Haeckel
There was a moment of free-fall, then the drive engine came on and the grav-field equilibrated.
"The Dueling Machine" by Benjamin William Bova
Of these values, as of all values, however, the law of equilibration holds.
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
The general price level is the very thing which equilibrates the demand for gold and the supply.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
F. Goltz was the first who formulated the conditions necessary for equilibration.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
From the first successful attempts at freezing bull sperm came the practice of allowing 12 to 20 hours for this process of equilibration.
"Preservation of Bull Semen at Sub-Zero Temperatures" by N. L. VanDemark
Mediaeval society was a static, equilibrated affair, which did not favor rapid human multiplication.
"The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy" by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
To interpret mimicry as due to direct equilibration is hopeless.
"Herbert Spencer" by J. Arthur Thomson
Graphic representation of forces: component, resultant, equilibrant.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
In other words, Dianism is Alphism as the result of sexual equilibration.
"Private Sex Advice to Women" by R. B. Armitage
Equilibration of activities rather than quiescence is the actual result of satisfied desire.
"Human Nature and Conduct" by John Dewey
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In poetry:

"In retort to Christ, who believes that He does well
To equilibrate the duel from above,
Through me this golden, silken lair which is Hell
Shall be sacrificed to the universal Love!"
"Crimen Amoris" by Clark Ashton Smith

In news:

It is therefore important to ensure that a sufficient buffer concentration is used and that the IEX column is fully equilibrated to ensure that any buffer- ion exchange is complete prior to loading valuable product onto the column.
Mayuzumi, Toshiro Mandala Symphony: Tempo Non Equilibre New Music From Japan Odyssey 6:04 PM.
Applications include Prosthetics, TMD, Occlusal Equilibration, and more.
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In science:

However, comparisons between theoretical predictions and experiments have been inconclusive because of the difficulty of equilibrating the experimental systems.
Ground state numerical study of the three-dimensional random field Ising model
Note that the costs for parameter tuning and equilibration – which are not negligible – are not included in these estimates.
On the price of light quarks
In this cycle from the initial equilibrium to a new equilibrium in the strained state, each barrier with τV smaller than τM takes the energy 3δF from the stress energy, 2δF in the initial equilibration and δF on the Maxwell time scale.
Energy landscape - a key concept for the dynamics of glasses and liquids
The relaxation will tend to equilibrate at the time τV , when the square of the stress - a measure of the remaining stress energy - is reduced by precisely this factor, while the number of jumps required for the equilibration may be taken to be unchanged.
Energy landscape - a key concept for the dynamics of glasses and liquids
The velocity width of the narrowest O VI profile places a tight constraint on the electron-ion and ion-ion thermal equilibration in this 350 km s−1 collisionless shock.
Far Ultraviolet Spectra of a Non-Radiative Shock Wave in the Cygnus Loop
Comparison with other shocks suggests that shock speed, rather than Alfv´en Mach number, may control the degree of thermal equilibration.
Far Ultraviolet Spectra of a Non-Radiative Shock Wave in the Cygnus Loop
Thermal equilibration among different particle species is especially important, as it must be understood for reliable interpretation of electron or ion temperatures in terms of the shock speed (Raymond 2001).
Far Ultraviolet Spectra of a Non-Radiative Shock Wave in the Cygnus Loop
The line widths are used to determine the degree of ion-ion thermal equilibration.
Far Ultraviolet Spectra of a Non-Radiative Shock Wave in the Cygnus Loop
This suggests that shock speed rather than Alfv´en Mach number may control the thermal equilibration.
Far Ultraviolet Spectra of a Non-Radiative Shock Wave in the Cygnus Loop
The electron-proton temperature equilibration was investigated by Ghavamian et al.
Far Ultraviolet Spectra of a Non-Radiative Shock Wave in the Cygnus Loop
For nearly complete electron-ion equilibration in the shock, the temperature is also nearly constant in the emitting region.
Far Ultraviolet Spectra of a Non-Radiative Shock Wave in the Cygnus Loop
This is consistent with the effective electron-ion equilibration in this shock inferred by Ghavamian et al.
Far Ultraviolet Spectra of a Non-Radiative Shock Wave in the Cygnus Loop
B = B0 (cid:18) a0 A further consequence of the thin flux tube approximation is that because the time required for a fast magnetosonic wave to transit the tube cross section is short, the total pressure inside the ring can be assumed to instantaneously equilibrate with that of the surrounding stellar material.
Magnetic Fields in Massive Stars. II. The Buoyant Rise of Magnetic Flux Tubes Through the Radiative Interior
Chenciner A., Desolneux N., Minima de l’int´egrale d’action et ´equilibre relatifs de n corps, C. R.
Action minimizing orbits in the n-body problem with simple choreography constraint
In order to produce an equilibrated rotating Galaxy model, we simply “flip” the sign (take the absolute value) of the azimuthal velocity component (that about the rotation axis) for a certain fraction of particles whose locations and original velocities were chosen as just described.
Dynamical Friction on Star Clusters near the Galactic Center
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