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Sample sentences for the GRE study word equilibrium

equilibrium can be used as a noun

1.the earth, and the great charity of the earth, and the equilibrium also. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.I tottered, and on regaining my equilibrium retired back a step or two from his chair. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3.Every part, brain and body, nerve tissue and fibre, was keyed to the most exquisite pitch and between all the parts there was a perfect equilibrium or adjustment. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
4.The swing of the heads towards the right is balanced and the eye brought back to equilibrium by the strongly-insisted-upon staff of St. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
5.The worlds are kept on their courses by such opposing forces, the perfect equilibrium never being found, and so the vitalising movement is kept up. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
6.Immense combined propulsions direct human affairs and conduct them within a given time to a logical state, that is to say, to a state of equilibrium that is to say, to equity. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.States are held together on the same principle, no State seeming able to preserve a balance for long new forces arise, the balance is upset, and the State totters until a new equilibrium has been found. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
8._As for instance in the discussion as to the equilibrium of the mass of water in the Mediterranean Sea--a subject which, it may be observed, had at that time attracted the interest and study of hardly any other observer. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
9.As the arch is a composite force it remains in equilibrium because the thrust is equal from both sides and if one of the segments weighs more than the other the stability is lost, because the greater pressure will outweigh the lesser. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci

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