Textual thesaurus for "balance"

(noun) balance wheel

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

(noun) counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equaliser, equalizer

a weight that balances another weight

(noun) symmetricalness, symmetry, correspondence

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

(noun) proportion, proportionality

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

(noun) Libra, Libra the Balance, Libra the Scales, Balance

the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22

(noun) Libra, Balance

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra

(noun) residual, residue, residuum, rest, remainder

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

(noun) counterbalance, equilibrium, equipoise

equality of distribution

(verb) poise

hold or carry in equilibrium

(verb) equilibrate, equilibrise, equilibrize

bring into balance or equilibrium

She has to balance work and her domestic duties; balance the two weights