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Related / Similar Words: balance, balance wheel, counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, equalizer, equaliser, symmetry, symmetricalness, correspondence, proportion, Libra, Libra the Balance, Libra the Scales, remainder, residual, residue, residuum, rest, equilibrium, equipoise, poise, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise

 

Definition:
  • a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity;
  • a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat;
  • an equivalent counterbalancing weight;
  • (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane;
  • harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin;
  • the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22;
  • (astrology) a person who is born while the sun in in Libra;
  • equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account;
  • the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account;
  • something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance";
  • equality of distribution;
  • a state of equilibrium;
  • hold or carry in equilibrium;
  • compute credits and debits of an account;
  • bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights";
  • be in equilibrium; "He was balancing on one foot";

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    Hyponyms: beam balance, electronic balance, microbalance, spring balance, spring scale, steelyard, lever scale, beam scale, sash weight, tare, regularity, geometrical regularity, bilaterality, bilateralism, bilateral symmetry, radial symmetry, trial balance, balance of trade, trade balance, visible balance, trade gap, carry-over, carry-forward, compensating balance, offsetting balance, invisible balance, leftover, remnant, conformation, symmetry, proportion, tension, electrolyte balance, nitrogen balance, complement, compensate, counterbalance, correct, even out, even off, even up, cancel, offset, set off, countervail, trim

     

    Grouped Verbs: balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise, poise

     

    Part Meronyms: timepiece, timekeeper, account, accounting, account statement

     

    Derivational Morphology: equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate, counterweight, counterpoise, counterpose, oppose, counterbalance, compensate, correct, even out, even off, even up, symmetrize, symmetrise, proportion, balance, remainder, remain, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise, poise, halter, haltere, balancer, equilibrium, equipoise, chemical equilibrium, labyrinthine sense, vestibular sense, sense of balance, sense of equilibrium

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: ekuilibër and peshore   Bosnian: ravnoteža and vaga  
    Catalan: equilibri   Croatian: vaga  
    Dutch: evenwicht and weegschaal   Finnish: tasapaino and vaaka  
    French: équilibre and balance   German: Balance and Waage  
    Hindi: तराज़ू   Hungarian: mérleg  
    Ido: balanco and equilibro   Italian: bilancia and equilibrio  
    Japanese: and 均衡   Kurdish: terazî and terazû  
    Norwegian: balanse and vekt   Polish: waga  
    Russian: весы   Slovene: ravnotežje  
    Spanish: balanza   Swedish: balans and balansvåg  
    Telugu: త్రాసు and సమతుల్యత   Turkish: terazi  
     
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