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balanced definition and meaning
An apparatus for weighing.
Act of weighing mentally; comparison; estimate.
Equipoise between the weights in opposite scales.
The state of being in equipoise; equilibrium; even adjustment; steadiness.
An equality between the sums total of the two sides of an account; as, to bring one's accounts to a balance; -- also, the excess on either side; as, the balance of an account.
A balance wheel, as of a watch, or clock. See Balance wheel (in the Vocabulary).
The constellation Libra.
The seventh sign in the Zodiac, called Libra, which the sun enters at the equinox in September.
A movement in dancing. See Balance, v. i., S.
To bring to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the weights; to weigh in a balance.
To support on a narrow base, so as to keep from falling; as, to balance a plate on the end of a cane; to balance one's self on a tight rope.
To equal in number, weight, force, or proportion; to counterpoise, counterbalance, counteract, or neutralize.
To compare in relative force, importance, value, etc.; to estimate.
To settle and adjust, as an account; to make two accounts equal by paying the difference between them.
To make the sums of the debits and credits of an account equal; -- said of an item; as, this payment, or credit, balances the account.
To arrange accounts in such a way that the sum total of the debits is equal to the sum total of the credits; as, to balance a set of books.
To move toward, and then back from, reciprocally; as, to balance partners.
To contract, as a sail, into a narrower compass; as, to balance the boom mainsail.
To have equal weight on each side; to be in equipoise; as, the scales balance.
To fluctuate between motives which appear of equal force; to waver; to hesitate.
To move toward a person or couple, and then back.
imp. & p. p.
Crossword clues for balanced
- an amount on the credit side of an account
- Is commensurate with
- Money left in account is what tightrope walker requires
- Weighing device
- Awful to hold spear in state of equilibrium
- Even handed, unbiased
- Neutral (reporting)
- Reconciled (ledgers)
- Unbiased (account)
james bond or dana scully
spectrum luminosity diagram
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schwann's white substance
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