beam balance


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Noun1.beam balance - a balance consisting of a lever with two equal arms and a pan suspended from each armbeam balance - a balance consisting of a lever with two equal arms and a pan suspended from each arm
analytical balance, chemical balance - a beam balance of great precision used in quantitative chemical analysis
balance - a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
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His English was clipped, very ICS, and he seemed to use words after having weighed them on a beam balance for hours.
Weight and height were measured using a beam balance scale and moveable rod.
Quinn, The beam balance as an instrument for very precise weighing, Meas.