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English noun: metastability

1. metastability (attribute) the quality of a physical system that persists in its existing equilibrium when undisturbed (or only slightly disturbed) but able to pass to a more stable equilibrium when sufficiently disturbed

Broader (hypernym)constancy, stability

Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics

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