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equipartition of energy

[ ee-kwuh-pahr-tish-uhn, ek-wuh-, ee-kwuh-, ek-wuh ]
/ ˈi kwə pɑrˈtɪʃ ən, ˈɛk wə-, ˌi kwə-, ˌɛk wə /
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noun Thermodynamics.
the theorem that the kinetic energy is the same for each degree of freedom in a system in thermal equilibrium.
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Origin of equipartition of energy

First recorded in 1900–05; equi- + partition

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