Definition of Balance

Balance v. i. means: To move toward a person or couple, and then back.

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Balance v. i. means: To move toward a person or couple, and then back.

Meaning of Balance

Balance (v. i.) means: To move toward a person or couple, and then back.

More meanings / definitions of Balance or words, sentences containing Balance?

Balance (n.): 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.

Balance (n.): To bring to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the weights; to weigh in a balance.

Balance (n.): 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.

Balance (n.): A balance wheel, as of a watch, or clock. See Balance wheel (in the Vocabulary).

Balance wheel (): A ratchet-shaped scape wheel, which in some watches is acted upon by the axis of the balance wheel proper (in those watches called a balance).

Balance (n.): To contract, as a sail, into a narrower compass; as, to balance the boom mainsail.

Balance (v. i.): To have equal weight on each side; to be in equipoise; as, the scales balance.

Balance (n.): To move toward, and then back from, reciprocally; as, to balance partners.

Bolometer (n.): An instrument for measuring minute quantities of radiant heat, especially in different parts of the spectrum; -- called also actinic balance, thermic balance.

Pallet (n.): One of the pieces or levers connected with the pendulum of a clock, or the balance of a watch, which receive the immediate impulse of the scape-wheel, or balance wheel.

Balance wheel (): A wheel which regulates the beats or pulses of a watch or chronometer, answering to the pendulum of a clock; -- often called simply a balance.

Balance (n.): A movement in dancing. See Balance, v. i., S.

Weigh (v. t.): To examine or test as if by the balance; to ponder in the mind; to consider or examine for the purpose of forming an opinion or coming to a conclusion; to estimate deliberately and maturely; to balance.

Balance (n.): 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.

Counterpoise (n.): A weight sufficient to balance another, as in the opposite scale of a balance; an equal weight.

Poise (n.): To balance; to make of equal weight; as, to poise the scales of a balance.

Steelyard (n.): A form of balance in which the body to be weighed is suspended from the shorter arm of a lever, which turns on a fulcrum, and a counterpoise is caused to slide upon the longer arm to produce equilibrium, its place upon this arm (which is notched or graduated) indicating the weight; a Roman balance; -- very commonly used also in the plural form, steelyards.

Scale (n.): The dish of a balance; hence, the balance itself; an instrument or machine for weighing; as, to turn the scale; -- chiefly used in the plural when applied to the whole instrument or apparatus for weighing. Also used figuratively.

Balancing (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Balance

Balanced (imp. & p. p.): of Balance

Launce (n.): A balance.

Cock (n.): The indicator of a balance.

Balancer (n.): One who balances, or uses a balance.

Librate (v. t.): To poise; to balance.

Balance (n.): An apparatus for weighing.

Poise (v.): That which causes a balance; a counterweight.

Balance (n.): The constellation Libra.

Li bella (n.): A small balance.

Counterscale (n.): Counterbalance; balance, as of one scale against another.

Trebucket (n.): A kind of balance for weighing.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Balance

Meaning of balance blackout

balance blackout means: n. that short time during almost every ride when you start to fall, lose your balance without reason, or seem to be unable to clean even the simplest obstacle.

Meaning of goose, goosed

goose, goosed means: Nudged off balance; knocked off your sled.

Meaning of Hike

Hike means: Leaning out over the side of the boat to to counteract heel and balance it.

Meaning of Sea Legs

Sea Legs means: The ability to maintain good balance when a ship is rolling.

Meaning of Tuning

Tuning means: The adjustment of the standing rigging, the sails and the hull to balance the boat for optimum performance.

Meaning of Balance

Balance means: The degree to which all the forces on a boat are symmetrical so the vessel sails with just a slight weather helm.

Meaning of On an even keel

On an even keel means: This is a term to indicate that a vessel has no lean or tilt towards either side. The expression is often used to reference something or someone in a state of stability and balance.

Meaning of wheelie

wheelie means: n. lifting the front wheel off the ground, usually with some combination of pulling on the handlebars, pedaling harder, and balance.

Meaning of stack it

stack it means: Verb. To fall over, to tumble, to lose balance. E.g."I stacked it when I punctured my front tyre taking a stupid short cut up a cobbled street."

Meaning of tornado

tornado means: v. to balance on your front wheel while turning your back wheel 90180 degrees in either direction.

Meaning of Trim

Trim means: (1) To adjust the sails for best advantage. (2) Fore and aft balance of a boat. If either the bow or stern is depressed, the vessel is said to be down by the bow or down by the stern.

Meaning of Shank

Shank means: The balance, what remains. "Why don't you come by and spend the shank of the evening with me?  

Meaning of Center of Effort (CE)

Center of Effort (CE) means: Point at which all of the force of the wind can be thought to concentrate; the point in the sail plan that is the balance point for all the aerodynamic forces

Meaning of easy peasy

easy peasy means: adj easy. Somewhat childish – more likely to apply to little Jimmy's ability to jump over the dog than Price Waterhouse Coopers' ability to balance your accounts.

Meaning of Balance Frames

Balance Frames means: Those frames of a ship's hull which are equal in area, one forward and one aft of the ship's center of gravity.

Meaning of trackstand

trackstand means: BMX or Trial Bike stunt. Involves standing on the bike when it is stationary, keeping balance for as possible without touching the ground or moving. Slight adjustments can be made by pedalling or moving the handle bars.

Meaning of Rake

Rake means: The inclination of a vessel's mast from its vertical position. The rake may be either forward or aft, and can be deliberately induced (by adjustment of the standing rigging) to flatten sails, balance steering, etc. Normally slightly aft. The term can also be used to describe the degree of overhang of a vessel's bow and stern.

Meaning of COTCH

COTCH means: verb (cotch up), to support something else, as with a forked stick; to balance something or place it temporarily; to beg someone a cotch, can be a place on a crowded bus seat or bench; or it may mean to cotch a while, to stay somewhere temporarily.

Meaning of Nerf 

Nerf  means: (v.) To weaken or make less dangerous in the interest of game balance. The term came about in gaming because the Nerf company creates harmless versions of harmful devices (swords, guns, etc). Hence, if a game developer makes a weapon less dangerous, it has “nerfed” that item. Mind you, this does not only apply to items and equipment; it also applies to classes, spells, etc. Definition taken from Nerfbat.

Meaning of arris

arris means: Buttock cleft. (1) pos. corrup. of arse, but could be from the literal meaning "sharp edge at the meeting of two surfaces". Strangely the term is used with its correct meaning in bricklaying! (2) possibly "double" Cockney rhyming slang - Aristotle=bottle, bottle and glass=arse. The latter also helps explain the term for someone who has panicked, i.e. "lost his bottle" as in "shit himself" (ed: however, on balance I think perhaps the first is most likely)

Meaning of Balance

Balance means: 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.

Meaning of Balance

Balance means: To bring to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the weights; to weigh in a balance.

Meaning of Balance

Balance means: 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.

Meaning of Balance

Balance means: A balance wheel, as of a watch, or clock. See Balance wheel (in the Vocabulary).

Meaning of Balance wheel

Balance wheel means: A ratchet-shaped scape wheel, which in some watches is acted upon by the axis of the balance wheel proper (in those watches called a balance).

Meaning of Balance

Balance means: To contract, as a sail, into a narrower compass; as, to balance the boom mainsail.

Meaning of Balance

Balance means: To have equal weight on each side; to be in equipoise; as, the scales balance.

Meaning of Balance

Balance means: To move toward, and then back from, reciprocally; as, to balance partners.

Meaning of Bolometer

Bolometer means: An instrument for measuring minute quantities of radiant heat, especially in different parts of the spectrum; -- called also actinic balance, thermic balance.

Meaning of Pallet

Pallet means: One of the pieces or levers connected with the pendulum of a clock, or the balance of a watch, which receive the immediate impulse of the scape-wheel, or balance wheel.

Meaning of Balance wheel

Balance wheel means: A wheel which regulates the beats or pulses of a watch or chronometer, answering to the pendulum of a clock; -- often called simply a balance.

Meaning of Balance

Balance means: A movement in dancing. See Balance, v. i., S.

Meaning of Weigh

Weigh means: To examine or test as if by the balance; to ponder in the mind; to consider or examine for the purpose of forming an opinion or coming to a conclusion; to estimate deliberately and maturely; to balance.

Meaning of Balance

Balance means: 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.

Meaning of Counterpoise

Counterpoise means: A weight sufficient to balance another, as in the opposite scale of a balance; an equal weight.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Cloy

Cloy means: To penetrate or pierce; to wound.

Meaning of Flirt

Flirt means: One who flirts; esp., a woman who acts with giddiness, or plays at courtship; a coquette; a pert girl.

Meaning of Rodomontadist

Rodomontadist means: One who boasts.

Meaning of Tuning

Tuning means: a. & n. from Tune, v.

Meaning of Were

Were means: A weir. See Weir.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of ratbag

ratbag means: untrustworthy person ‘What a bloody ratbag!’

Meaning of cook with gas

cook with gas means: To do something right. As soon as he got the grip on his golf clubs right, he was cooking with gas.

Meaning of boracic, brassic

boracic, brassic means: Ahort of cash From cockney rhyming slang... boracic lint = skint

Meaning of J

J means: marijuana cigarette

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