steady state

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a situation where the input, output and properties of a system remain constant over time
  • noun a circuit, device or program state in which no action is occurring but the system can accept an input

Economics

Electronics

  • For a given component, circuit, device, piece of equipment, system, mechanism, or body, a state which is attained after transients, fluctuations, and other changes have died down or otherwise disappeared.
  • For a given component, circuit, device, piece of equipment, system, mechanism, or body, a state which does not oscillate, alternate, increase, or otherwise vary.
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