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Adjective
/ˈbalənst/,
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Keeping or showing a balance; arranged in good proportions,
  1. Keeping or showing a balance; arranged in good proportions
    • - she assembled a balanced team
  2. Taking everything into account; fairly judged or presented
    • - accurate and balanced information
  3. (esp. of food) Having different elements in the correct proportions
    • - a healthy, balanced diet
  4. (of a person or state of mind) Having no emotion lacking or too strong; stable
    • - a balanced personality
  5. (of an account or budget) Having debits and credits equal
    • - a balanced budget
  6. (of an electrical circuit or signal) Being symmetrical with respect to a reference point, typically ground


  1. being in a state of proper equilibrium; "the carefully balanced seesaw"; "a properly balanced symphony orchestra"; "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history"; "a balanced blend of whiskeys"; "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"
  2. (balance) a state of equilibrium
  3. bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights"
  4. (balance) compute credits and debits of an account
  5. (balance) proportion: 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
  6. (balance) poise: hold or carry in equilibrium
  7. In telecommunications and professional audio, a balanced line or balanced signal pair is a transmission line consisting of two conductors of the same type, each of which have equal impedances along their lengths and equal impedances to ground and to other circuits. ...
  8. The use of wine tasting descriptors allow the taster an opportunity to put into words the aromas and flavors that they experience and can be used in assessing the overall quality of wine. ...
  9. (Balance (ability)) In biomechanics, balance is an ability to maintain the center of gravity of a body within the base of support with minimal postural sway. When exercising the ability to balance, one is said to be balancing.
  10. (Balance (accounting)) In banking and accountancy, the outstanding balance is the amount of money owed, (or due), that remains in a deposit account (or a loan account) at a given date, after all past remittances, payments and withdrawal have been accounted for. ...
  11. (Balance (advertisement)) Balance was a 1989 television advertisement for the Lexus LS 400, which also introduced the luxury car make Lexus to television audiences. Dawson, Chester (2004). "Lexus: The Relentless Pursuit", pp. 119-120. John Wiley & Sons (Asia) Pte Ltd., Singapore. ...
  12. (Balance (Akrobatik album)) Balance is the first full-length album by Boston rapper Akrobatik. It was released on May 20, 2003 by Coup D'État. The album features production and guest appearances by Diamond D, Da Beatminerz, DJ Fakts One, Mr. Lif, DJ Revolution, Edan and more. ...
  13. (Balance) A tasting term, states whether the fruit, acid, wood flavors etc. are in the right proportion.  A wine is well-balanced when none of those characteristics dominates. The general balance of a wine corresponds to the proportion between its smooth and its harsh nature.
  14. (Balance) A mechanical device (normally spring loaded) used in single- and double-hung windows as a means of counterbalancing the weight of the sash during opening and closing.
  15. (Balance) Amount arrived at by adding all debits and subtracting all credits. To ensure total debits equal the total credits.
  16. (Balance) In design, the relationship between the design elements such that opposing forces have equal distribution of weight in the layout. The overall quality of a design that makes it feels right.
  17. (Balance) Sum of debit entries minus the sum of credit entries in an account. If positive, the difference is called a debit balance; if negative, a credit balance.
  18. (Balance) This refers to trading ranges, brackets, balance areas, congestion areas, and consolidation ranges—all synonymous terms. They define price ranges in the market that are containing trade. ...
  19. (Balance) placement of colors, light and dark masses, or large and small objects in a picture to create harmony and equilibrium.
  20. (Balance) the amount in the trader’s account after the last complete transaction.
  21. (balance) An attribute of a monetary item type designated as debit, credit, or neither; a designation, if any, should be the natural or most expected balance of the element—"credit" or "debit"—and thus indicates how calculation relationships involving the element may be assigned a weight ...
  22. (balance) Moving part, usually circular, oscillating about its axis of rotation. The hairspring coupled to it makes it swing to and fro, dividing time into exactly equal parts. Each of the to-and-fro movements of the balance ("tick-tack") is called an "oscillation". ...
  23. (balance) One of the most desired traits in a wine is good balance, where the concentration of fruit, level of tannins, and acidity are in total harmony. Balanced wines are symmetrical and tend to age gracefully.
  24. (balance) The amount of money you have in your account at any particular time, or the amount you owe on a credit or store card, or on a purchase after the deposit has been paid. A balance brought forward is the figure shown on your previous statement
  25. (balance) The appraisal principle that states that the greatest value in a property will occur when the type and size of the improvements are proportional to each other as well as the land.