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  • 1 balance — I. n. 1. Pair of scales. 2. Equipoise, equilibrium, equality of weight. 3. Comparison, comparative estimate, weighing. 4. Excess, overplus, surplus, residue, remainder. (Correct only of accounts.) 5. Counterpoise, equalizing agency, equalizer. 6 …

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  • 2 Equilibrate — E qui*li brate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Equilibrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Equilibrating}.] [L. aequilibratus in equilibrium; aequus equal + libra balance. See {Equilibrium}.] To balance two scales, sides, or ends; to keep even with equal weight on… …

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  • 3 Equilibrated — Equilibrate E qui*li brate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Equilibrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Equilibrating}.] [L. aequilibratus in equilibrium; aequus equal + libra balance. See {Equilibrium}.] To balance two scales, sides, or ends; to keep even with equal… …

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  • 4 Equilibrating — Equilibrate E qui*li brate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Equilibrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Equilibrating}.] [L. aequilibratus in equilibrium; aequus equal + libra balance. See {Equilibrium}.] To balance two scales, sides, or ends; to keep even with equal… …

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  • 5 equilibrate — equilibration, n. equilibrator, n. /i kwil euh brayt , ee kweuh luy brayt, ek weuh /, v., equilibrated, equilibrating. v.t. 1. to balance equally; keep in equipoise or equilibrium. 2. to be in equilibrium with; counterpoise. v.i. 3. to be in… …

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  • 6 equilibrate — e•quil•i•brate [[t]ɪˈkwɪl əˌbreɪt, ˌi kwəˈlaɪ breɪt, ˌɛk wə [/t]] v. brat•ed, brat•ing 1) phs to balance equally; keep in equipoise or equilibrium 2) phs to be in equilibrium with; counterpoise 3) phs to be in equilibrium; balance • Etymology:… …

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  • 7 equilibrate — [c]/əˈkwɪləbreɪt/ (say uh kwiluhbrayt), /i / (say ee ) verb (equilibrated, equilibrating) –verb (t) 1. to balance equally; keep in equipoise or equilibrium. 2. to be in equilibrium with; counterpoise. –verb (i) 3. to balance. {Late Latin… …

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  • 8 Happy Rhodes — Infobox musical artist Name = Happy Rhodes Img capt = Happy Rhodes in 2003 Img size = 210 Landscape = Background = solo singer Birth name = Kimberley Tyler Rhodes Alias = Born = flagicon|US August 9, 1965 Poughkeepsie New York, US Died = Origin …

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  • 9 Pythagoreans and Eleatics — Edward Hussey PYTHAGORAS AND THE EARLY PYTHAGOREANS Pythagoras, a native of Samos, emigrated to southern Italy around 520, and seems to have established himself in the city of Croton. There he founded a society of people sharing his beliefs and… …

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  • 10 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 11 balance — or Balance [bal′əns] n. [ME & OFr, prob. via ML < VL * bilancia < LL bilanx, having two scales < L bis, twice + lanx, a dish, scale < IE * elek , extended stem of base * el , to bend > ELBOW] 1. an instrument for weighing, esp. one …

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  • 12 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 13 The Idler (1758–1760) — This article is about the 18th century series of essays. For other publications called The Idler, see The Idler (disambiguation). The Idler was a series of 103 essays, all but twelve of them by Samuel Johnson, published in the London weekly the… …

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  • 14 balance — I (amount in excess) noun carry over, excess, extra, leftover, margin, oddments, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, plus, reliquus, remainder, remaining portion, remains, remnant, residual, residual portion, residue, residuum,… …

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  • 15 Pujya Mota — Pujya Shree Mota (September 4, 1898 July 23 1976), or Chunilal Asharam Bhavsar, was a spiritual leader who established ashrams in Nadiad and Surat in Gujarat, India.ChildhoodMota was born on September 4, 1898, in Savli, a village the district of… …

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  • 16 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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  • 18 Ministry of Peace — Not to be confused with Department of Peace. The Ministry of Peace (Newspeak: Minipax) is one of four ministries in George Orwell s novel Nineteen Eighty Four. Along with the Ministry of Truth, the Ministry of Love and the Ministry of Plenty, the …

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  • 19 humanism — /hyooh meuh niz euhm/ or, often, /yooh /, n. 1. any system or mode of thought or action in which human interests, values, and dignity predominate. 2. devotion to or study of the humanities. 3. (sometimes cap.) the studies, principles, or culture… …

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  • 20 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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