Definition of equipartition in English:
equipartition
Line breaks: equipar¦ti¦tionPronunciation: /ˌiːkwɪpɑːˈtɪʃ(ə)n
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(also equipartition of energy)
noun
 1The equal distribution of the kinetic energy of a system among its various degrees of freedom.More example sentences
 The researchers expected the array to relax into a random equipartition of energies.
 In this work he gave what Thomson considered the first proof of the WaterstonMaxwell equipartition theorem.
 In the bacterium, equipartition might thus be achieved either if the cell divides at a length for which the homogeneous state is stable or if perioddoubling occurs before or at an initial stage of cytokinesis.
 1.1The principle that equipartition exists for a system in thermal equilibrium.More example sentences
 The equipartition principle further predicts a measurable molar heat capacity for such an atom of 0.5R (about 1 cal /°Cmole) per degree of freedom.
 Relatively recent microrheology methods exploit the equipartition principlewhere kBT drives each modethrough a generalization to viscoelastic materials including gels and cytoskeletal networks.
 According to the principle of equipartition of energy, the energy per degree of freedom for this kind of motion (called translational motion) is equal to 0.5RT, where R is the molar gas constant and T is the absolute temperature.
Derivatives

equipartitioned
adjective
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 Eventually the flux goes to zero, in the equipartitioned regime, in which the signal consists of equal amounts of energy propagating in all directions.
 An equipartitioned beam in a radiofrequency linear accelerator is simulated.