disequilibrate
transitive verb Date: 1891 to put out of balancedisequilibration noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • disequilibrate — [dis΄i kwil′i brāt΄] vt. disequilibrated, disequilibrating to destroy the equilibrium in or of; throw out of balance disequilibration n …   English World dictionary

  • disequilibrate — disequilibration, n. /dis i kwil euh brayt , dis ee kweuh luy brayt/, v.t., disequilibrated, disequilibrating. to put out of equilibrium; unbalance: A period of high inflation could disequilibrate the monetary system. [1895 1900; DIS +… …   Universalium

  • disequilibrate — (|)dis, dəs+ transitive verb Etymology: dis (I) + equilibrate : to put out of balance : cause disequilibrium in * * * disequilibration, n. /dis i kwil euh brayt , dis ee kweuh luy brayt/, v.t., disequilibrated, disequilibrating. to put out of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • disequilibrate — dis·equilibrate …   English syllables

  • disequilibration — noun see disequilibrate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disequilibration — See disequilibrate. * * * …   Universalium

  • economic stabilizer — Any of the institutions and practices in an economy that serve to reduce fluctuations in the business cycle through offsetting effects on the amounts of income available for spending (disposable income). The progressive income tax, unemployment… …   Universalium

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