a state in which all weights and forces are evenly spread, so as to produce a condition of steadiness
an instrument for weighing things
an amount that remains or is left over
put sth in such a way that it does not fall down
weigh; compare two objects, plans, etc. in order to judge the relative weight, value, etc.
record the sum needed to make them equal
"in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"
"there was no remainder"
"he threw away the rest"
"he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
"She has to balance work and her domestic duties"
"balance the two weights"
"He was balancing on one foot"
The balance is held in my constituency by the tradesmen and shopkeepers.
出自： G. B. Shaw
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We balance the benefits against the costs of medical insurance.
He balanced a trip to the mountains against the chance of a summer job.
She balanced the attractions of high salary against the prospect of working long hours.
At the end of the year the accounts balance out.
年终时,账上正好收支平衡。 balance sth ⇔ out
The advantages of having a car and the money it costs balance each other out.
The enthusiasm of your side and the determination of the other balance each other out.
The total of the figures should balance with that one in the third column.