bal·​anc·​er | \ ˈba-lən(t)-sər How to pronounce balancer (audio) \

Definition of balancer

: one that balances specifically : haltere

Examples of balancer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Attackers have been actively exploiting a critical vulnerability in the Big-IP load balancer offered by F5, according to the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Nathaniel Mott, PCMAG, 18 May 2022 Ostensibly, the company will allocate gas that would otherwise be burned off to a pilot project managed by a third party, effectively making bitcoin a load balancer for energy waste. Lawrence Wintermeyer, Forbes, 13 Mar. 2022 The definition of load balancer matches what is listed on a page on the website of Citrix. Matt Egan, CNN, 14 Dec. 2021 The load balancer may get replaced with Google’s Cloud Load Balancing. Alex Mcwilliam, Forbes, 27 Oct. 2021 Finally, the database is exposed as an internal service to the web application while the public-facing app is hooked to a load balancer. Janakiram Msv, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2021 Exchanges could batch transactions and settle with the Ethereum mainchain less frequently, effectively acting as a load balancer and reducing congestion on the network. Leeor Shimron, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2021 The load balancer then passes the traffic on to the CDN that processes the request. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 10 Dec. 2020 In case that changes, however, Brave has also entered into a contract with the load balancer that restricts access to logs or use of the protocol, even if Brave asks. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 10 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of balancer

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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26 May 2022

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“Balancer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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