Entry from British & World English dictionary
verb[with object] literary, rare
Counteract or equal the effect or importance of; balance.
- 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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