Balance

  • 61 balance — 1. noun 1) I tripped and lost my balance Syn: stability, equilibrium, steadiness, footing Ant: instability 2) political balance in broadcasting Syn: fairness, justice, impartiality …

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  • 62 balance — /ˈbæləns / (say baluhns) noun 1. an instrument for weighing, typically a bar poised or swaying on a central support according to the weights borne in scales (pans) suspended at the ends. 2. power to decide as by a balance; authoritative control.… …

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  • 63 balance — 01. It can be hard to [balance] the different needs of raising a family and pursuing a career. 02. We need to [balance] our budget. 03. The child was [balancing] on the ledge, completely unaware of the danger he was in. 04. She has a good sense… …

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  • 64 balance — {{11}}balance (n.) early 13c., apparatus for weighing, from O.Fr. balance (12c.) balance, scales for weighing, also in the figurative sense; from M.L. bilancia, from L.L. bilanx, from L. (libra) bilanx (scale) having two pans, possibly from L.… …

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  • 65 balance — nf. BALANSE (Albanais.001, Annecy.003, Cordon.083, Thônes.004, Villards Thônes.028, Saxel.002). E. : Filet, Indécision, Poids. A1) balance Roberval : balanse à plyatyô nf. (001) ; balanse nf. (083), nfpl. (002). A2) ce qui sert à peser (balance… …

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  • 66 balance — s m 1 Estado de un cuerpo en el que conserva el equilibrio entre cada una de sus partes o de sus elementos: guardar el balance, ponerse en balance 2 (Cont) Conjunto de operaciones y documentos que muestran el estado del pasivo y el activo de un… …

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  • 67 balance — Todo balance implica dar cuenta del activo y del pasivo. No conviene, pues, escribir: «Cuarenta y cuatro muertos es el balance de víctimas, este fin de semana en las carreteras.» Habría que decir cuántos no han muerto. Es más adecuado saldo; pero …

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  • 68 Balance —   The amount in an account. See also Cleared balance, Available balance, Average book balance, Average value date balance, Average balance and Value balance …

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  • 69 balance — 1. noun 1) I tripped and lost my balance Syn: stability, equilibrium, steadiness, footing 2) political balance in broadcasting Syn: fairness, justice, impartiality, parity, equity, evenness …

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  • 70 balance — {{#}}{{LM B04490}}{{〓}} {{SynB04596}} {{[}}balance{{]}} ‹ba·lan·ce› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Revisión, generalmente periódica, del estado de las cuentas de una sociedad o de un negocio: • A final de mes hacemos balance para controlar las… …

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  • 71 balance — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *bilancia, from Late Latin bilanc , bilanx having two scalepans, from Latin bi + lanc , lanx plate Date: 13th century 1. an instrument for weighing: as a. a beam that is… …

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  • 72 balance — bal•ance [[t]ˈbæl əns[/t]] n. v. anced, anc•ing 1) a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc 2) something used to produce equilibrium; counterpoise 3) the ability to maintain bodily equilibrium 4) mental or… …

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  • 73 Balance — A biological system that enables us to know where our bodies are in the environment and to maintain a desired position. Normal balance depends on information from the inner ear, other senses (such as sight and touch) and muscle movement. Our… …

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  • 74 Balance — Ausgewogenheit; Equilibrium (fachsprachlich); Gleichgewicht * * * Ba|lan|ce [balã:s(ə)], die; , n: Gleichgewicht: die Balance verlieren und stürzen. * * * Ba|lan|ce 〈[balạŋsə] od. [balã:s(ə)] f. 19〉 …

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  • 75 balance — The use of balance in an extended sense of rest or remainder is debatable and should be avoided except in informal speaking situations. The central meanings of balance deal with weighing and bookkeeping. Say The remainder (not balance) of the day …

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  • 76 balance —    A principle of design, it refers to the way the elements of art are arranged to create a feeling of stability in a work; a pleasing or harmonious arrangement or proportion of parts or areas in a design or composition. Portions of a composition …

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  • 77 balance — Synonyms and related words: Swiss bank account, accommodate, accord, account, account current, account rendered, account stated, adjust, afterglow, afterimage, agree, amount to, analogize, analogousness, aplomb, arrangement, assess, assets,… …

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  • 78 balance — The amount representing the difference between the debit and credit sides of an account. It is included on the side of the lesser total, to ensure it equals the greater total. A balance is brought down on to the opposite side of the account. For… …

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  • 79 balance up — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms balance up : present tense I/you/we/they balance up he/she/it balances up present participle balancing up past tense balanced up past participle balanced up to make two different things equal in amount or… …

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  • 80 Balance — die Balance, n (Mittelstufe) Zustand eines Körpers, in dem sich alle angreifenden Kräfte gegenseitig aufheben, Gleichgewicht Beispiele: Er hat die Balance verloren und ist hingefallen. Der Akrobat muss die ganze Zeit die Balance halten …

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