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Definition of "equilibrate" [e•qui•li•brate]

  • To be in or bring about equilibrium. (verb-intransitive)
  • To maintain in or bring into equilibrium. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "equilibrate" in a sentence
  • "Dave, as Ive pointed out, my principle issue with Lubos is his utterly unsuported claim that there is effectivley no “thermal inertia” in the earth’s system, becaus the time for the oceans to equilibrate is too short."
  • "Lee, his utterly unsuported claim that there is effectivley no “thermal inertia” in the earth’s system, becaus the time for the oceans to equilibrate is too short."
  • "There is too much inventory, particularly of distressed properties, relative to the pace of home sales, which means that prices must fall further to equilibrate the market."