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  • 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
  • a weight that balances another weight
  • (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
  • 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 is in Libra
  • 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
  • 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
  • equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
  • a state of equilibrium
  • be in equilibrium
    • He was balancing on one foot
  • 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
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