A state of balance between continuing processes.
- ‘A dynamic equilibrium is established, such that at the higher pressure capillaries fluid leaves the circulation, and at the lower pressure ones it is drawn back in.’
- ‘He apparently thought that there must be some sort of dynamic process or dynamic equilibrium transmitted from generation to generation.’
- ‘The conductance reached a steady state after each addition, indicating a dynamic equilibrium between avicin in solution and in the membrane.’
- ‘As a result, ozone is an unstable molecule that exists in a dynamic equilibrium of formation and destruction.’
- ‘Because species diversity represents a dynamic equilibrium between extinction and speciation, a lowered rate of speciation would undoubtedly create a lower equilibrium in species number.’
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