Babylon 10
Simply the best definition!

Download it's free


Babylon English English dictionary

Download this dictionary
adj. stable, having equal distribution of weight
v. make even weight, make equal; be made of even weight, be made equal

Wikipedia English The Free Encyclopedia

Download this dictionary
Balanced line
In telecommunications and professional audio, a balanced line or balanced signal pair is a transmission line consisting of two conductors of the same type, each of which have equal impedances along their lengths and equal impedances to ground and to other circuits. The chief advantage of the balanced line format is good rejection of external noise when fed to a differential amplifier. Common forms of balanced line are twin-lead, used for radio frequency signals and twisted pair, used for lower frequencies. They are to be contrasted to unbalanced lines, such as coaxial cable, which is designed to have its return conductor connected to ground, or circuits whose return conductor actually is ground. Balanced and unbalanced circuits can be interconnected using a transformer called a balun.

See more at

© This article uses material from Wikipedia® and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

WordNet 2.0 Dictionary

Download this dictionary

1. being in a state of proper balance or equilibrium; "the carefully balanced seesaw"; "a properly balanced symphony orchestra"; "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history"; "a balanced blend of whiskeys"; "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"
(antonym) unbalanced, imbalanced
(similar) counterbalanced, counterpoised
2. total debits and credits are equal; "the books looked balanced"
(similar) equal
(classification) accounting


1. a state of equilibrium
(antonym) imbalance, instability, unbalance
(hypernym) equilibrium
(hyponym) tension
2. a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
(hypernym) scale, weighing machine
(hyponym) beam balance
3. equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
(hypernym) equality
(hyponym) trial balance
(part-holonym) account, accounting, account statement
4. harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin
(synonym) proportion
(hypernym) placement, arrangement
5. equality of distribution
(synonym) equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalance
(hypernym) structure, construction
(hyponym) conformation
6. something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
(synonym) remainder, residual, residue, residuum, rest
(hypernym) part, portion, component part, component
(hyponym) leftover, remnant
7. the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
(hypernym) remainder, difference
(hyponym) balance of trade, trade balance, visible balance, trade gap
8. (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
(synonym) symmetry, symmetricalness, correspondence
(hypernym) spatial property, spatiality
(hyponym) regularity, geometrical regularity
(classification) mathematics, math, maths
9. an equivalent counterbalancing weight
(synonym) counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, equalizer, equaliser
(hypernym) weight
(hyponym) sash weight
10. a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat
(synonym) balance wheel
(hypernym) wheel
(part-holonym) timepiece, timekeeper

1. bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights"
(synonym) equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise
(antonym) unbalance
(hypernym) match, fit
(hyponym) complement
(verb-group) poise
2. compute credits and debits of an account
(hypernym) account, calculate
3. hold or carry in equilibrium
(synonym) poise
(hypernym) hold, carry, bear
(verb-group) equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise
4. be in equilibrium; "He was balancing on one foot"
(hypernym) be
(verb-group) equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise

Babylon English-Czech

Download this dictionary
pří vyvážený
v. balancovat; rovnat se; vyrovnat příjmy a vydání; vyvážit (se); kompenzovat (se); postavit proti co čemu

Babylon English-Polish

Download this dictionary
Przym. wyważony; sprawiedliwy
Czas. utrzymywać równowagę/coś w równowadze; równoważyć; rozważać; brać pod uwagę; bilansować (się); pogodzić wymagania

| balanced in English | balanced in French | balanced in Italian | balanced in Spanish | balanced in Dutch | balanced in Portuguese | balanced in German | balanced in Russian | balanced in Japanese | balanced in Greek | balanced in Korean | balanced in Turkish | balanced in Hebrew | balanced in Arabic | balanced in Thai | balanced in Polish | balanced in Czech | balanced in Catalan | balanced in Croatian | balanced in Serbian | balanced in Albanian | balanced in Urdu | balanced in Bulgarian | balanced in Danish | balanced in Finnish | balanced in Norwegian | balanced in Romanian | balanced in Swedish | balanced in Farsi | balanced in Hindi | balanced in Indonesian | balanced in Vietnamese | balanced in Malay