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Definition

[n] a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
[n] an equivalent counterbalancing weight
[n] (mathematics) an attribute of a shape; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
[n] harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin
[n] the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22
[n] (astrology) a person who is born while the sun in in Libra
[n] an amount on the credit side of an account
[n] equality of distribution
[n] a state of equilibrium
[v] hold or carry in equilibrium
[v] compute credits and debits of an account
[v] bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights"
[v] be in equilibrium; "He was balancing on one foot"

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