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According to WordNet, the noun "balance" has 10 sense(s).

113897996 equality of distribution.

113409160 the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account.

113408980 equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account.

113810818 something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance".

103118539 a weight that balances another weight.

102777100 a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity.

114002279 a state of equilibrium.

105064827 (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane.

105076827 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.

102777402 a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat.


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