Equilibrant or Equilibriant?


by Peppino
Tags: equilibrant, equilibriant
Peppino
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Nov18-12, 04:29 PM
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What is the correct spelling of the word? I've always used equilibriant but I've now heard it should be equilibrant. Any insight into this dilemma?
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Nov18-12, 05:04 PM
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For what it's worth, Google redirects searches for "equilibriant" to "equilibrant", but does not redirect searches for "equilibrant".

"Equilibrant" is the way I learned it.
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Nov18-12, 05:05 PM
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http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/equilibrant

equilibriant@google -> 2400 hits, most in some questions (including this thread on page 1 :D)
equilibrant@google -> 177,000 hits, many domains and similar uses

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