Definition Of balances

verb

a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions.

overseas investments can add balance to an investment portfolio

a counteracting weight or force.

Allow centrifugal force to provide balance while both skates tip onto their left edges in the turn.

a figure representing the difference between credits and debits in an account; the amount of money held in an account.

he accumulated a healthy balance with the savings bank

a predominating weight or amount; the majority.

the balance of opinion was that work was more important than leisure

an apparatus for weighing, especially one with a central pivot, beam, and a pair of scales.

The atomic weight of an element - the quantity chemists could weigh with scales and balances - depends on the number of protons and neutrons, which have virtually equal masses.


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