spring scale


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Noun1.spring scale - a balance that measure weight by the tension on a helical springspring scale - 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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I stood on the jack and had a student pull a spring scale attached to the jack lever.
The normal tension condition was accomplished by pulling the Velcro straps with a spring scale to a force level of 12 lb (~54 N) and latching them into place at this force level.
Spring scale growth of sockeye salmon after the regime shift was relatively high immediately after entry of sockeye salmon into Bristol Bay and during their third year at sea, but spring growth was relatively low during the second year.
The receptacle tension tester, which is an adaptation of a simple spring scale, provides quantitative data on contact tension.