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.
You can also strengthen your core with simple balance exercises, such as standing on one leg (hold onto a wall or tabletop at first to avoid falling, and make sure all the core muscles stay engaged).
Just as national, but perhaps not quite as local, Michael Hapeshis ' The Insignificant Life of Helen Pavli deals with "the life of Greek Cypriot migrants in London, the daily struggle to keep the simple balance in everyday life" in a grim future, while director Marianna Christofides takes us a little further afield with Black Mountain -- a film which accompanies a fisherman on the Adriatic coast -- "one of the last in the region employing an outmoded method of fishing that is characterised by hard labour and little to no return.
We can fight a war of rhetoric on the simple balance of those two entities, which is typically reflected in front pages and unnuanced court cases.
Initially, a simple balance scale can be used to develop the notion of balance or equivalence in algebraic expressions (Figure 2).
The newly launched Mi5 models will allow customers to use tap-to-pay for travelling, seamlessly enter and exit public transport systems without using a ticket or travel card, and enable simple balance checking all while ensuring payment security.
By practicing simple balance, strength, and flexibility exercises at home, you can stay strong and flexible enough to support your own body weight and avoid falls.
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.
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.

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