from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A device that brings about and helps maintain equilibrium.


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  • "There is nothing wrong, and you must surrender to the psychic equilibrator so that I can proceed with the examination."

    City of Endless Night

  • "The chassis needs truing up, the equilibrator has sagged out of plumb, and the ailerons have got to be readjusted, but it's only a matter of a few days at the outside before she'll be in shape.

    Darkness and Dawn


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