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balance (n):
a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
balance (n):
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
balance (n):
a weight that balances another weight
Related Words: countercounterpoisecounterweightequaliserequalizer
balance (n):
(mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
Related Words: symmetricalnesssymmetry
balance (n):
harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
Samples
in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance
Related Word: proportion
balance (n):
the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22
balance (n):
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra
balance (n):
equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
balance (n):
the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
balance (n):
something left after other parts have been taken away
Samples
there was no remainder.
he threw away the rest.
he took what he wanted and I got the balance

Related Words: remainderresidualresidue
balance (n):
equality of distribution
Related Word: equilibrium
balance (n):
a state of equilibrium
balance (v):
hold or carry in equilibrium
Related Words: poise
balance (v):
compute credits and debits of an account
balance (v):
be in equilibrium
Samples
He was balancing on one foot
balance (v):
bring into balance or equilibrium
Samples
She has to balance work and her domestic duties.
balance the two weights

Related Words: equilibrateequilibrize
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Next Proverb

Do as I say, not as I do

Dediğim gibi yap, yaptığım gibi değil.
Take my advice, even though I am acting contrary to it.


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