balancer

noun

bal·​anc·​er ˈba-lən(t)-sər How to pronounce balancer (audio)
: one that balances
specifically : haltere

Examples of balancer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That means our load balancer can read and apply filters based on HTTP and HTTPS characteristics, the URL in whole or in part, cookies included in the connection, and a few other layer 7 things. Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica, 26 July 2023 Lee Hutchinson The differences between how requests flow in this serverless design start right when the request is ingested by the application load balancer (ALB) up front. Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica, 26 July 2023 The Golden Buzzer act of the evening went to the season 18 hand balancers Ramadhani Brothers, who were initially on Heidi's team but were stolen by Howie. Joelle Goldstein, Peoplemag, 9 Jan. 2024 Carryover parts from the current car are few—even the venerable 3.8-liter V-6 has undergone some fairly extensive changes, including a new harmonic balancer, power-steering pump, alternator, transmission-oil pump, and induction and air-cleaner system. Steven Cole Smith, Car and Driver, 2 Sep. 2023 Offshore balancers might choose to work with America firsters on reining in democracy promotion and nation building. Emma Ashford, Foreign Affairs, 24 Aug. 2021 Acrobat floors judges with ‘incredibly fluid’ hand-balancing act Hand balancer Chen Lei proved that a showstopping performance is all in the wrist. USA TODAY, 28 June 2023 Multitasking again, Cantu placed the new tire on the balancer. Michael Grabell, ProPublica, 3 May 2023 The alert includes additional information about the versions of Big-IP affected by this vulnerability, detection methods, guidance for incident response teams handling attacks involving this flaw, and mitigations for organizations running the load balancer. Nathaniel Mott, PCMAG, 18 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of balancer was in the 15th century

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“Balancer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balancer. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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