Definition of equilibrize in English:

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equilibrize

Pronunciation: /ɪˈkwɪlɪbrʌɪz/
(also equilibrise)

verb

[with object] literary, rare
Counteract or equal the effect or importance of; balance.
Example sentences
  • The air necessary to equilibrize the pressure of water, is drawn from the reservoirs at the surface.
  • Collisions between particles of equal masses quickly equilibrize their velocities via momentum exchange.
  • We were not able to equilibrize the nitrogen balance in the soil even with repeated manuring and the use of mineral nitrogen.

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