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equipartition of energy

[ee-kwuh-pahr-tish-uh n, ek-wuh-, ee-kwuh-, ek-wuh] /ˈi kwə pɑrˈtɪʃ ən, ˈɛk wə-, ˌi kwə-, ˌɛk wə/
noun, Thermodynamics
1.
the theorem that the kinetic energy is the same for each degree of freedom in a system in thermal equilibrium.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; equi- + partition
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