equilibrant

Definitions:

  • In <em>physics</em>, a system of forces which would bring another given system of forces to equilibrium.
  • A force equal to, but opposite of, the resultant sum of <xref>vector</xref> forces; that <xref>force</xref> which <xref>balances</xref> other forces, thus bringing an object to <xref>equilibrium</xref>.
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