chain balance

chain balance

[′chān ‚bal·əns]
(analytical chemistry)
An analytical balance with one end of a fine gold chain suspended from the beam and the other fastened to a device which moves over a graduated vernier scale.
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Animal charities like the BSPCA are effective partners in the fight against illegally importing animals that may harm the indigenous ecosystem and food chain balance," said Dr Al Zayani.
Apple now intends to enlarge its supply chain for the next gen iPhone to include manufacturers other than their longtime partner in order to achieve a better supply chain balance.
Further down the line, assemblers and fabricators could ascertain stock levels and constraints at their suppliers, thus achieving long-sought supply chain balance.