simple balance

simple balance

[′sim·pəl ′bal·əns]
(engineering)
An instrument for measuring weight in which a beam can rotate about a knife-edge or other point of support, the unknown weight is placed in one of two pans suspended from the ends of the beam and the known weights are placed in the other pan, and a small weight is slid along the beam until the beam is horizontal.
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It must have weighed at least twenty or thirty tons, and was clearly moved upon some simple balance principle of counter-weights, probably the same as that by which the opening and shutting of an ordinary modern window is arranged.
However, a positive outcome for Islamic banks in a 'new normal' of low oil prices is that they enter with low rates of non-performing loans, high liquidity (in part due to the limited liquidity management options), high capital levels and simple balance sheets with mostly Tier 1 capital overall.
Major features include a qualified fuel cell stack design, simple balance of plant and dense reactant storage.
Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Chief Executive Officer said: "We believe banks should be retail-focused with strong, simple balance sheets; and that they should be well capitalised and capable of building consumer trust by delivering fair, straightforward products with transparent pricing.
She says he can "Blankenbuehlerize" even a simple balance.
Further, bikes are available specifically for those with challenges ranging from simple balance difficulties to Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, and Down Syndrome.
Many have described the exquisite rendering of details in Chardin's work, as well as the exacting and simple balance of compositional elements.
It does not subscribe to a blind faith in technology and its unthinking adoptions, nor does reject it outright, but strikes a remarkably simple balance between the two.
You then step on to the Balance Board and are given a Body Test - a series of simple balance exams - which measures your centre of gravity, your Body Mass Index and athletic ability.
Simple balance exercises will quickly strengthen the muscles needed for more advanced moves.
Because in reality the situation is more complicated than just a simple balance between sodium and water.

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