Noun Definition


1.Definition: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra

Related Noun(s):libra

Category: People

2.Definition: (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane

Related Noun(s):correspondence, symmetricalness, symmetry

Category: General

3.Definition: a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity

Category: Objects

4.Definition: a state of equilibrium

Category: General

5.Definition: a weight that balances another weight

Related Noun(s):counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equaliser, equalizer

Category: Objects

6.Definition: a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat

Category: Objects

7.Definition: equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

Category: General

8.Definition: equality of distribution

Related Noun(s):counterbalance, equilibrium, equipoise

Category: General

9.Definition: harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

"In all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"

Related Noun(s):proportion, proportionality

Category: General

10.Definition: something left after other parts have been taken away

"There was no remainder", "He threw away the rest", "He took what he wanted and I got the balance"

Related Noun(s):remainder, residual, residue, residuum, rest

Category: General

11.Definition: the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

Category: General

12.Definition: the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22

Related Noun(s):libra, libra the balance, libra the scales

Category: Places