pendulum scale

pendulum scale

[′pen·jə·ləm ‚skāl]
(engineering)
Weight-measurement device in which the load is balanced by the movement of one or more pendulums from vertical (zero weight) to horizontal (maximum weight).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This handheld pendulum scale travels light and tests the weight of bags up to 110 pounds.