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balanced
adj. stable, having equal distribution of weight
 
balance
v. make even weight, make equal; be made of even weight, be made equal

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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. 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.

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balanced

Adjective
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

 
balance

Noun
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

Verb
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


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balanced
příd.jm. vyvážený
 
balance
v. balancovat; rovnat se; vyrovnat příjmy a vydání; vyvážit (se); kompenzovat (se); postavit proti co čemu

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


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