balance

  1. a state of equilibrium
  2. a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
  3. an amount on the credit side of an account
  4. harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
  5. equality of distribution
  6. (mathematics) an attribute of a shape; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
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Balance

- Sum of DEBIT entries minus the SUM of CREDIT entries in an ACCOUNT. If positive, the difference is called a DEBIT BALANCE; if negative, a CREDIT BALANCE.
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Balance

(1) referring to type, an orderly and pleasing arrangements of physical characteristics so as to present a harmonious appearance.(2) referring to markings, an equal distribution of corresponding markings on marked breeds
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balance

(balĀ“әns) an instrument for weighing. equilibrium. postural control.
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balance

(ballroom) ability of the dancer to maintain an upright and controlled position of the body whether in movement or still.
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balance

(from the article `sculpture`) The balance, or equilibrium, of freestanding sculpture has three aspects. First, the sculpture must have actual physical stability. This can be ... Rhythm and balance result from the three-dimensional arrangement of elements and materials on the site. Rhythm is a sequence or repetition of similar ... Ba...
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balance

(from the article `watch`) ...watch, or other spring-driven mechanism, is wound, the curvature of the spring is increased, and energy is thus stored. This energy is transmitted ...
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balance

[n] - a state of equilibrium 2. [n] - equality of distribution 3. [n] - an amount on the credit side of an account 4. [n] - a scale for weighing 5. [v] - be in equilibrium 6. [v] - bring into balance or equilibrium 7. [v] - compute credits and debits of an account
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Balance

• (v. i.) To move toward a person or couple, and then back. • (n.) An apparatus for weighing. • (n.) Equipoise between the weights in opposite scales. • (n.) A balance wheel, as of a watch, or clock. See Balance wheel (in the Vocabulary). • (n.) To make the sums of the debits and credits of an account equal; -- said of an i...
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balance

verb hold or carry in equilibrium
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balance

noun a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
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Balance

[ability] In biomechanics, balance is an ability to maintain the line of gravity (vertical line from centre of mass) of a body within the base of support with minimal postural sway. Sway is the horizontal movement of the centre of gravity even when a person is standing still. A certain amount of sway is essential and inevitable due to small...
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Balance

[accounting] In banking and accountancy, the outstanding balance is the amount of money owed, (or due), that remains in a deposit account. ...
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Balance

[advertisement] Balance was a 1989 television advertisement for the Lexus LS 400, which also introduced the luxury car make Lexus to television audiences. It was created by Team One, a unit of Saatchi & Saatchi. The ad was designed to promote the engineering attributes of the flagship Lexus sedan. The advertisement received several awards a...
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Balance

[game design] In game design, balance is the concept and the practice of tuning a game`s rules, usually with the goal of preventing any of its component systems from being ineffective or otherwise undesirable when compared to their peers. An unbalanced system represents wasted development resources at the very least, and at worst can underm...
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Balance

[metaphysics] More recently, the term `balance` has come to refer to a balance of power between multiple opposing forces. Lack of balance (of power) is generally considered to cause aggression by stronger forces towards weaker forces less capable of defending themselves. In the real world, unbalanced stronger forces tend to portray themselv...
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Balance

[networking] Balance is a simple but powerful generic TCP proxy with round robin load balancing and failover mechanisms. Its behaviour can be controlled at runtime using a simple command line syntax. Balance successfully runs at least on Linux(386), Linux(Itanium), FreeBSD, BSD/OS, Solaris, Cygwin, Mac-OS X, HP-UX and many more. Balance is ...
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balance

[Noun] An amount of money that remains or is left over; a steady state where forces are evenly spread.
Example: He spends too much and is always worried about his bank balance.
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Balance

[puzzle] A balance puzzle is a mathematical puzzle which challenges the solver to distribute a subset of numbers so that the several sides of a stylized diagram representing a balance scale are equal. The balance puzzle is a classical number puzzle in the World Puzzle Championship. It consists in a mobile or tree structure, with designated ...
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Balance

Bal'ance (băl' a ns) noun [ Middle English balaunce , French balance , from Latin bilanx , bilancis , having two scales; bis twice (akin to English two ) + lanx plate, scale.] 1. An apparatus for weighing. » In its simplest ...
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Balance

Bal'ance intransitive verb 1. To have equal weight on each side; to be in equipoise; as, the scales balance . 2. To fluctuate between motives which appear of equal force; to waver; to hesitate. « He would not balance or err in the determination of his choice. L...
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Balance

Bal'ance transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Balanced ; present participle & verbal noun Balancing ] [ From Balance , noun : confer French balancer .] 1. To bring to an equipoise, ...
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balance

1. The way in which elements of a game are equalized relative to each player. Often balance is established by giving all players similar starting positions and maintained by using mechanisms to hurt the apparent leader or help the likely loser. 2. The state of a game where equally skilled players have a roughly equal chance of winning the gam...
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balance

1. The way in which elements of a game are equalized relative to each player. Often balance is established by giving all players similar starting positions and maintained by using mechanisms to hurt the apparent leader or help the likely loser. 2. The state of a game where equally skilled players have a roughly equal chance of winning the gam...
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balance

1. An apparatus for weighing. ... In its simplest form, a balance consists of a beam or lever supported exactly in the middle, having two scales or basins of equal weight suspended from its extremities. Another form is that of the Roman balance, our steelyard, consisting of a lever or beam, suspended near one of its extremities, on the longer arm o...
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