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equilibration

 [e″kwĭ-lĭ-bra´shun]
the achievement of a balance between opposing elements or forces.
mandibular equilibration
1. the act or acts done to put the mandible into equilibrium with the maxilla.
2. a condition in which all the forces acting upon the mandible are neutralized.

e·quil·i·bra·tion

(ē'kwi-li-brā'shŭn, e-kwil-ĭ-),
1. The act of maintaining an equilibrium or balance.
2. The act of exposing a liquid, for example, blood or plasma, to a gas at a certain partial pressure until the partial pressures of the gas within and without the liquid are equal.
3. In dentistry, modification of occlusal forms of the teeth by grinding, with the intent of equalizing occlusal stress, producing simultaneous occlusal contacts, or harmonizing cuspal relations.
4. In chromatography, the saturation of the stationary phase with the vapor of the elution solvent to be used.
5. In psychology and psychiatry, the restoring of equilibrium or balance in response to information and experience that furthers cognitive adaptation and development. This self-regulatory process involves assimilation and accommodation.

equilibration

/equi·li·bra·tion/ (e-kwil″ĭ-bra´shun) the achievement of a balance between opposing elements or forces.
occlusal equilibration  modification of the occlusal stress, to produce simultaneous occlusal contacts, or to achieve harmonious occlusion.

equilibration

[ē′kwilibrā′shən]
Etymology: L, aequus, equal, libra, balance
the balancing and integrating of new experiences with those of the past in the psychological development of an individual.

e·quil·i·bra·tion

(ē'kwi-li-brā'shŭn)
1. The act of maintaining an equilibrium or balance.
2. The act of exposing a liquid (e.g., blood or plasma) to a gas at a certain partial pressure until the partial pressures of the gas within and without the liquid are equal.
3. dentistry Modification of occlusal forms of the teeth by grinding, with the intent of equalizing occlusal stress, producing simultaneous occlusal contacts, or harmonizing cuspal relations.
4. chromatography The saturation of the stationary phase with the vapor of the elution solvent to be used.

e·quil·i·bra·tion

(ē'kwi-li-brā'shŭn)
1. In dentistry, modification of occlusal forms of teeth by grinding, with intent of equalizing occlusal stress, producing simultaneous occlusal contacts, or harmonizing cuspal relations.
2. The act of maintaining an equilibrium or balance.

equilibration (ēkwil´ibrā´shən),

n the act of placing a body in a state of equilibrium.
equilibration diagnostic,
equilibration, mandibular,
n the act or acts performed to place the mandible in a state of equilibrium.
equilibration, occlusal,
n the modification of occlusal forms of teeth by grinding, with the intent of equalizing occlusal stress and of harmonizing cuspal relations in function.
equilibration of mounted casts,
n an equilibration of the occlusion of mounted casts made of a patient for the purpose of observing and recording what must be done to adjust the natural occlusion.
equilibration, proper,

equilibration

the achievement of a balance between opposing elements or forces.
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The paper is structured as follows: section 2 analyzes Lachmann's views on the subjective nature of expectations, while section 3 discusses Mises's views on the subject Section 4 discusses Lachmann's views on the process of equilibration, focusing, in particular, on the problems posed by the path dependent nature of the process in a dynamic world Section 5 analyzes how Mises managed to integrate subjective expectations into his theory of the process of equilibration while acknowledging the path dependent nature of the process.
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