double weighing

double weighing

[¦dəb·əl ′wā·iŋ]
(mechanics)
A method of weighing to allow for differences in lengths of the balance arms, in which object and weights are balanced twice, the second time with their positions interchanged. Also known as Gauss method of weighing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Following this disposal, the government will be left with 27.08% in Safran and keep the same voting power due to the double weighing of its voting rights.
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