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English noun: equilibrium

1. equilibrium (state) a stable situation in which forces cancel one another


Broader (hypernym)situation, state of affairs


Narrower (hyponym)balance, balance of power, dynamic balance, homeostasis, isostasy, Nash equilibrium, poise, thermal equilibrium


Antonymsdisequilibrium

2. equilibrium (process) a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates


Synonymschemical equilibrium


Broader (hypernym)chemical reaction, reaction


Narrower (hyponym)acid-base balance, acid-base equilibrium

3. equilibrium (shape) equality of distribution


Synonymsbalance, counterbalance, equipoise


Broader (hypernym)construction, structure


Narrower (hyponym)conformation, proportion, symmetry

4. equilibrium (cognition) a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head


Synonymslabyrinthine sense, sense of balance, sense of equilibrium, vestibular sense


Broader (hypernym)proprioception









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