disequilibrium


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to disequilibrium: linkage disequilibrium

dis·e·qui·lib·ri·um

 (dĭs-ē′kwə-lĭb′rē-əm, -ĕk′wə-)
n.
Loss or lack of stability or equilibrium.

disequilibrium

(ˌdɪsiːkwɪˈlɪbrɪəm)
n
(Economics) a loss or absence of equilibrium, esp in an economy

dis•e•qui•lib•ri•um

(dɪsˌi kwəˈlɪb ri əm, ˌdɪs i-)

n.
lack of equilibrium; imbalance.
[1830–40; dis-1 + equilibrium]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disequilibrium - loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others
situation, state of affairs - the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
imbalance, unbalance, instability - a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium; "a hormonal imbalance"
equilibrium - a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
Translations
nerovnováha
dezechilibru

disequilibrium

[ˌdɪsiːkwɪˈlɪbrɪəm] Ndesequilibrio m
References in periodicals archive ?
The use of urea containing dialysate to avoid dialysis disequilibrium syndrome, enabling intensive dialysis treatment of a diabetic patient with renal failure and severe metformin induced lactic acidosis.
I outlined some essences of epistemic sensibility- pervasive attitude in society, gate keeping contextualism, identification of new items, unreflective consciousness, judgment of moral beliefs, epistemic reliability and trustworthiness, and pedagogical and cognitive disequilibrium.
Among the topics he discusses are a definition of equilibrium, methodological assessment, origins, the circular flow of goods and money, statics and dynamics in classical economics, monetary equilibrium, the impact of uncertainty, creative entrepreneurship, evolutionary economics, and disequilibrium foundations of equilibrium analysis.
We shall see that a distorted definition of monetary equilibrium has led to an inadequate explanation of the business cycle as well as erroneous policy recommendations by the monetary disequilibrium perspective.
Sydney, Australia, June 13, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Toro Energy Limited (ASX:TOE) is pleased to announce positive disequilibrium results following detailed studies of drill sample data from the Theseus Uranium Project in WA.
Connolly moves on to address these notions of imbalance and disequilibrium politically, examining the modes of cynical resentment or depoliticization they might foster among those too strongly wedded to certainty and human mastery.
Use of molecular markers in linkage disequilibrium, genetic mapping and association studies, as well as in diagnostic assays to detect genetic diseases and/or polymorphisms associated with production traits, have been long limited by technological constraints.
The most common presenting symptom is hearing loss which is followed by headache, tinnitus and disequilibrium.
King said that the world is close to disequilibrium and added that central banks need to 'argue much more forcefully than they are doing that the answer is not monetary policy.
to tackle the disequilibrium in the world economy makes it likely that it will come sooner rather than later," Lord King wrote.
Now he is a strong advocate of creating an economic disequilibrium within Wales by creating a Cardiff powerhouse which will come about to the detriment of West, Mid and North Wales.
This disequilibrium metamorphism is characterized by fast reaction rates, release of large amounts of energy in the form of heat and work, and a strong coupling to far-field tectonic stress.