balance

  • 1 Balance — (de) …

    Kölsch Dialekt Lexikon

  • 2 Balance — Bal ance (b[a^]l ans), n. [OE. balaunce, F. balance, fr. L. bilanx, bilancis, having two scales; bis twice (akin to E. two) + lanx plate, scale.] 1. An apparatus for weighing. [1913 Webster] Note: In its simplest form, a balance consists of a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 balance — BALANCE. s. f. Instrument dont on se sert pour peser, composé de deux bassins de même poids, suspendus à un fléau. Balance juste. Fausse balance. Les bassins, les plats d une balance. La languette d une balance. Le fléau d une balance. Tenir la… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 4 balance — BALANCE. subst. f. Instrument à deux bassins servant à peser. Balance juste. fausse balance. les bassins de la balance. la languette de la balance. le fleau de la balance. tenir la balance juste. faire pencher la balance. On dit que, Le poids… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 Balance — Bal ance (b[a^]l ans), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Balanced} (b[a^]l anst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Balancing} (b[a^]l an*s[i^]ng).] [From {Balance}, n.: cf. F. balancer.] 1. To bring to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the weights; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 balance — 1. The noun is about four centuries older than the verb, and has derived several figurative uses from its primary meaning of ‘an apparatus for weighing’, as for example in accounting (where the notion of balancing the books is ever present) and… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 balance — ► NOUN 1) an even distribution of weight ensuring stability. 2) mental or emotional stability. 3) a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions. 4) an apparatus for weighing, especially one with a beam and… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Balance — bezeichnet: Gleichgewicht (Physik), ein Gleichgewicht von entgegenwirkenden Kräften oder Aspekten oder einen Zustand der Ausgewogenheit Ausgeglichenheit Eigenschaften einer Datenstruktur; siehe Balancierter Baum Balance (Magazin), ein von der… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 9 Balance — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Balance puede referirse a: Balance (contabilidad), informe financiero que refleja la situación del patrimonio de una entidad en un momento determinado. Balance hídrico, el equilibrio entre todos los recursos hídricos …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 10 balance — n 1 Balance, equilibrium, equipoise, poise, tension are comparable when denoting the stability or efficiency resulting from the equalization or exact adjustment of opposing forces. Balance suggests a steadiness that results when all parts are… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 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 …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 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,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 BALANCE — (Heb. פֶּלֶס, peles; Isa. 40:12; Prov. 16:11; cf. pilles make straight, level, Isa. 26:7; Ps. 78:50; synonomous by synecdoche with pair of scales, moznayim – Lev. 19:36; Isa. 40:12; Jer. 32:10; et al. – and with balance beam קָנֶה, kaneh; Isa. 46 …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 14 balancé — balancé, ée (ba lan sé, sée) part. et adj. 1°   Tenu en équilibre. Un poids balancé par un autre. 2°   Mû, agité. Les arbres balancés par les vents. 3°   Égalé, égal. Avantages longtemps balancés, en termes de guerre. Le succès avait été balancé …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15 balance — [n1] equilibrium antithesis, correspondence, counterbalance, equity, equivalence, evenness, even steven*, hang, harmony, parity, proportion, stasis, symmetry, tension; con cepts 664,667 Ant. disproportion, imbalance, instability balance [n2]… …

    New thesaurus

  • 16 balance — Balance, Libra. La balance d un Orfevre, Stratera, Trutina. Quand la balance ne pend ne d un costé ne d autre, et ne trebuche point, AEquilibrium. Qui tient une balance à la main, et pese quelque chose, Libripens, libripendis. L aigle se balance… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 17 Balance — Sf Gleichgewicht erw. fach. (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. balance, dieses mit unregelmäßiger Vokalentwicklung über ein vorauszusetzendes früh rom. * bilancia Waage aus dem spl. Adjektiv bilanx zwei Schalen besitzend zu l. lanx (lancis)… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 18 Balance — (Пёрчах ам Вёртерзе,Австрия) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Winklernerstraße 68, 9210 …

    Каталог отелей

  • 19 balance — wheel Bal ance wheel 1. (Horology) (a) 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}. (b) A ratchet shaped scape wheel, which in some watches is acted… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 balance — sustantivo masculino 1. Acción y efecto de comparar el activo y el pasivo de una sociedad, una empresa o un negocio, para determinar su situación económica: El balance del año ha sido positivo. 2. Área: física Determinación de lo ganado, perdido… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española


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