the balance

Definition of the balance

  1. :  something that remains or is left over :  remainder We planned to stay there for the balance of the summer. Although the beginning is funny, the balance of the book is very serious.

Word by Word Definitions

balanceplay
  1. :  an instrument for weighing: such as

    :  a beam that is supported freely in the center and has two pans of equal weight suspended from its ends

    :  a device that uses the elasticity of a spiral spring for measuring weight or force

  1. :  to compute the difference between the debits and credits of (an account)

    :  to pay the amount due on :  settle

    :  to arrange so that one set of elements exactly equals another


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