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balancer

[′bal·ən·sər]
(electricity)
A mechanism for equalizing the loads on the outer lines of a three-wire system for electric power distribution, consisting of two similar shunt or compound machines which are coupled together with the armatures connected in series across the outer lines.
(invertebrate zoology)
(vertebrate zoology)
Either of a pair of rodlike lateral appendages on the heads of some larval salamanders.
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Since each balancer controls the beating of one subsagittal row and one subtentacular row, the motile responses of all four balancers to the direction of gravity, as expressed by comb row activity, were evident regardless of the plane of tilting.
Lightweight balancer shafts with rolling bearing supports contribute to reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, whilst increasing driver comfort.
The Clear Skin anti-blemish stick contains a sebum balancer which, when used regularly, will have a positive impact on improving the resilience and appearance of acne-prone skin.
By replacing conventional plain bearings on the balancer shaft with rolling bearings, friction was reduced.
Server load balancers should have the architecture to accelerate and improve Web application response times.
With Barracuda Load Balancers, the choice between IP (Layer 4) and application (Layer 7) load balancing empowers system administrators with the best of both worlds to manage network traffic for increased flexibility.
Barracuda Networks, Inc, a provider of application security appliances, launched on Tuesday (19 June) the Barracuda Load Balancer 640, a new high-capacity load balancing solution that supports up to 250 servers and adds hardware-enhanced SSL acceleration.
To make supplement choices easier for women, Enzymatic Therapy, Green Bay, WI, has launched Easy Answers Lifestage System for Women, which is made up of three core supplements--a multivitamin, hormone balancer and calcium--that women should take during each stage of their adult lives.
While the solution was good, it was apparent that installing the balancer in Dacotah's kiln would not be easy.
The balancer is commonly mounted on a rail or top cross-piece of the workstation frame or clamped to the worktable.
Intuitively one may think of a balancer as a toggle mechanism that, given a stream of input tokens, repeatedly sends one token to the left output wire and one to the right, effectively balancing the number of tokens that have been output.