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Dynamic equilibrium

Definition
noun
A system in a steady state since forward reaction and backward reaction occur at the same rate.
Supplement
In a dynamic equilibrium, the rate of loss is equal to the rate of gain.
Dynamic equilibrium is applied in thermodynamics for systems involving reversible reactions.
See also: equilibrium constant, chemical equilibrium


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