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physics the condition of a system when some or all of the quantities describing it are independent of time but not necessarily in thermodynamic or chemical equilibriumSee also equilibrium (def. 6)
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How to use steady state in a sentence
It involves performing 15 to 30 minutes of “interval exercise” rather than 30 to 60 minutes of “steady state exercise.”Do Your Genes Make You Fat?|Arthur Agatston, M.D.|January 4, 2010|DAILY BEAST
The liquid in the retort should be kept in a steady state of bullition.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The pulsing, steady-state equation of the universe maintained its knife-edge and inevitable thermo-dynamic balance.General Max Shorter|Kris Ottman Neville
In the steady state the number, n, of ions of either sign per cc.
Scientific definitions for steady state
[ stĕd′ē ]
A condition of a physical system or device that does not change over time, or in which any one change is continually balanced by another, such as the stable condition of a system in equilibrium.
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