Definitions of balance:
  • noun:   a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
  • noun:   equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
  • noun:   the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
  • noun:   equality of distribution
  • noun:   a state of equilibrium
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
    Example: "In all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance- John Ruskin"
  • noun:   (astrology) a person who is born while the sun in in Libra
  • noun:   something left after other parts have been taken away
    Example: "He took what he wanted and I got the balance"
  • noun:   the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22
  • noun:   an equivalent counterbalancing weight
  • noun:   (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
  • verb:   compute credits and debits of an account
  • verb:   bring into balance or equilibrium
    Example: "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"
  • verb:   be in equilibrium
  • verb:   hold or carry in equilibrium

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