Scalebeam Scale"beam`, n. 1. The lever or beam of a balance; the lever of a platform scale, to which the poise for weighing is applied. [1913 Webster]

2. A weighing apparatus with a sliding weight, resembling a steelyard. [1913 Webster]

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  • scalebeam — n. lever of a balance to which the equilibrium for weighing is applied; device for weighing having a sliding weight (looks like a steelyard) …   English contemporary dictionary

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