spring balance


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spring balance

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spring scale

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(General Physics) a device in which an object to be weighed is attached to the end of a helical spring, the extension of which indicates the weight of the object on a calibrated scale
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Noun1.spring balance - a balance that measure weight by the tension on a helical springspring balance - a balance that measure weight by the tension on a helical spring
balance - a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
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When the eight-day duration spring balance movement was developed, clocks were updated again and the weights discarded.
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The easiest way to determine the strength of a Tube Magnet, as promoted by Eriez, is to conduct a pull test using a simple spring balance.