equilibrium line

equilibrium line

[‚ē·kwə′lib·rē·əm ‚līn]
(hydrology)
The level on a glacier where the net balance equals zero and accumulation equals ablation.
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These lines converge on the point with coordinates close to the real parameters of the Sun, and their crossing with the outer-layer equilibrium line gives three characteristic masses: [M.
But for the envelopes of giant stars, which are located to the right of the equilibrium line on the T-M diagram, formula (41) gives underrated results.
This formula should be used when the star evolves beyond the equilibrium line and the radius of its envelope greatly increases.
Let us also assume that further evolution of this system as a whole can go both to the right (up to the state of outer layer) and left (up to the state of core) of the equilibrium line with the eventual formation of an x-ray pulsar of the mass [M.
It was envisaged at the time that a monitoring station must be established in accumulation zone to understand the glacial dynamics above the equilibrium line.
One hypothesis for the 3-mile-wide (5 kilometer-wide) Perito Moreno's advance is the glacier's apparent insensitivity to changes in what glaciologists call the equilibrium line on glaciers," Rivera said.
That means less of the glacier is in the melting zone below the equilibrium line.
As heavy snowfall above the equilibrium line pushes the glacier downhill, the glacier breaks up when it hits the lake, Rivera explained.
The negative coefficient confirms that when the property-liability industry is operating above the equilibrium line, there is a tendency to reduce rates.
Above this value, indicated by the dashed parts of the equilibrium lines at any given temperature, the Ba(OH)[.

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