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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.

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.
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The novel approach presented in this article based on the equilibration of the internal moments caused by residual stresses gives due importance to both the shift in the neutral axis in small-radius bends and the inclusion of nonlinear strain-hardened material properties of steel.
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.
In the present report, it is seen that the treatment of 75 patients with MFPDS with occlusal equilibration using digital analysis of occlusion by T-scan, EMG, and JVA technology which is quantifying of occlusal forces against time has brought relief of symptoms in about week to 10-day time.
Ionic activity data are presented for 0.5 h equilibration (Table 3) and 168 h equilibration (Table 4).
LVSP, HR, and [+ or -]dP/dtmax decreased and LVEDP significantly increased in each group during reperfusion (P<0.05), compared with the levels during equilibration (Table 1).
The problem of temperature equilibration was first addressed by Landau and Spitzer, who used the Fokker-Planck equation to derive an equilibration rate for one ion species temperature [T.sub.p], given another ion species temperature [T.sub.b] [4-6]:
In these experiments the highest measured value obtained at 15 minutes' equilibration time served as reference value and to express the formerly measured data in percentages.
There was an evolution of hydrogen (Figure 5) which again supports the proposed mechanism of charge separation achieved by Au nanoparticles (acts as a sink for photogenerated electrons and the Fermi level equilibration) and water molecules (quench the holes in the valence band of Ti[O.sub.2]).
Fifteen minutes was allowed for equilibration. Then, 2 types of noxious stimulation (mechanical and electrical) were applied; stimuli were separated by 15 minutes.
Moreover, theoretical models struggled to explain the long temperature equilibration time found experimentally.
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