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beam balancenoun [C]

uk   /ˈbiːm ˌbæl.əns/  us   /ˈbiːm ˌbæl.əns/ (also beambalance scale) specialized
a ​device for ​measuring the ​weight of something by putting it into a ​smalldish that ​hangs from one end of a ​straightbar and ​balancing it with ​weights at the other end
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