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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Furthermore, enhanced weight measurement stability is provided by the symmetric geometry beam balance design.
* Getting students comfortable calculating and using formulas with real applications; e.g., from the "Secret of a beam balance", we learn to use momentum (m) = force (f) x distance (d).
His English was clipped, very ICS, and he seemed to use words after having weighed them on a beam balance for hours.
His treatment of specific gravity, for example, not only provides details on the various balances and the respective methods to be employed with them, but he also discusses construction of a simple beam balance, offers useful hints like crushing and observing the sample for apparent impurities, repetition of tests, note-taking etc.
In the earliest civilizations, images show a beam balance used to weigh items.