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Monday, October 09, 2006

Life is a series of balancing acts

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(plural e·qui·lib·ri·ums or e·qui·lib·ri·a) noun


1. bodily balance: a physical state or sense of being able to maintain bodily balance
2. emotional stability: a mental state of calmness and composure
3. situation of balance: a state or situation in which opposing forces or factors balance each other out and stability is attained
4. physics balance between forces: a static or dynamic state in which all forces or processes are in balance and there is no resultant change
5. chemistry state of balance in chemical reaction: the state in a reversible chemical reaction in which the reaction and its reverse reaction proceed at the same rate and balance each other so there is no further change
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