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1. balance

noun. ['ˈbæləns'] a state of equilibrium.

Synonyms

  • tension
  • equilibrium
  • electrolyte balance

Antonyms

  • imbalance
  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Beam Balance

  • unbalance
  • imbalance
  • vallance
  • palance

Example sentences of the word beam-balance


1. Noun Phrase
Additionally, the triple beam balance has only one pan and the double beam has two.

2. Noun Phrase
A typical example of a beam balance is one used in a doctor's office.

3. Noun Phrase
However, several differences separate the triple beam from the double beam balance.

4. Noun Phrase
The triple beam balance is a very accurate instrument and can measure within a tenth of a gram.

2. balance

verb. ['ˈbæləns'] bring into balance or equilibrium.

Synonyms

  • even out
  • cancel
  • even off
  • make up
  • match
  • equilibrise
  • set off
  • fit
  • correct
  • offset
  • trim
  • compensate
  • countervail
  • counterbalance
  • even up
  • complement
  • equilibrate
  • poise

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. balance

verb. ['ˈbæləns'] compute credits and debits of an account.

Synonyms

  • account

Antonyms

  • discomposure
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. balance

noun. ['ˈbæləns'] equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account.

Synonyms

  • account statement
  • trial balance
  • accounting
  • equality

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. balance

verb. ['ˈbæləns'] hold or carry in equilibrium.

Synonyms

  • bear
  • equilibrate
  • equilibrise
  • juggle
  • hold
  • carry
  • poise

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • fat
  • untidy
  • fancy

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. beam

noun. ['ˈbiːm'] a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather.

Synonyms

  • signal
  • radio beam
  • signaling

Antonyms

  • ride
  • ratite
  • dark
  • bright

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. beam

noun. ['ˈbiːm'] long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction.

Synonyms

  • crosspiece
  • timber
  • trave
  • ridge
  • tie
  • piece
  • box girder
  • balk
  • shore
  • rafter
  • baulk
  • tie beam
  • traverse
  • wood
  • structural member
  • joist
  • ridgepole
  • keel
  • rider plate
  • header
  • rooftree
  • crossbeam
  • keelson
  • lintel
  • box beam
  • shoring
  • girder

Antonyms

  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • detach
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. beam

verb. ['ˈbiːm'] smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression.

Antonyms

  • impure

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. beam

noun. ['ˈbiːm'] a column of light (as from a beacon).

Synonyms

  • visible radiation
  • low beam
  • light beam
  • sunbeam
  • high beam
  • ray of light
  • light
  • shaft of light
  • shaft
  • laser beam
  • heat ray
  • visible light
  • moon-ray
  • beam of light
  • sunray
  • irradiation
  • moon ray
  • ray

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • light
  • extinguish
  • darken

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. beam

noun. ['ˈbiːm'] a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation.

Synonyms

  • cathode ray
  • electromagnetic radiation
  • nonparticulate radiation
  • electron beam
  • electromagnetic wave
  • ray

Antonyms

  • rise
  • heavy
  • chaste
  • fatty

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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