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equilibrium
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

3 uses
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Definition
a stable situation in which forces are in balance

or:

a person's sense of physical or (more rarely) emotional balance
  • You climb the mountain in an equilibrium between restlessness and exhaustion.
    Part 3 (13% in)
  • My pack must be about forty or forty-five pounds now, and after we've climbed for a while an equilibrium establishes itself at about one breath for each step.
    Part 3 (25% in)
  • He's starting to get almost cocky, so I step up the equilibrium to where I breathe at a good swift rate, about one-and-a-half times our former speed.
    Part 3 (27% in)

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