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- Balance beam, a piece of gymnastics apparatus.
- Balance board
A balance board is a device used for recreation, balance training, athletic training, brain development, therapy, musical training and other kinds of personal development....
, a piece of training equipment.
- Balancing machine
A balancing machine is a measuring tool used for balancing rotating machine parts such as rotors for electric motors, fans, turbines, disc brakes, disc drives, propellers and pumps. The machine usually consists of two rigid pedestals, with suspension and bearings on top supporting a mounting...
, a machine that balances mechanical rotating parts to lessen vibration.
- Balance wheel
The balance wheel is the timekeeping device used in mechanical watches and some clocks, analogous to the pendulum in a pendulum clock. It is a weighted wheel that rotates back and forth, being returned toward its center position by a spiral spring, the balance spring or hairspring...
, a watch component.
- Battery balancing
Battery balancing and battery redistribution refer to techniques that maximize a battery's capacity to make all of its energy available for use and increase the battery's lifetime. A battery balancer or battery regulator is a device in a battery pack that performs battery balancing...
, matching the State Of Charge
State of charge is the equivalent of a fuel gauge for the battery pack in a battery electric vehicle , hybrid vehicle , or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle...
in the cells in a battery.
- Tire balance
Tire balance, also referred to as tire unbalance or imbalance, describes the distribution of mass within an automobile tire or the wheel to which it is attached. When the tire rotates, asymmetries of mass cause the wheel to wobble, which can cause ride disturbances, usually vertical and lateral...
, the distribution of mass within an automobile tire and/or the wheel to which it is attached.
- Weighing scale
A weighing scale is a measuring instrument for determining the weight or mass of an object. A spring scale measures weight by the distance a spring deflects under its load...
, also known as a balance, a type of device used to measure the mass of an object.
- The balance used in the Weighing of the Heart in Egyptian mythology.
Entertainment and media
Game balance is a concept in game design describing fairness or balance of power in a game between multiple players or strategic options. Each team or person would be equally matched in every aspect.- Overview :...
, a concept in game design describing fairness or balance of power in a game between multiple players or strategic options.
- Balance (band)
Balance was an early 1980s pop rock band based out of New York City and fronted by Illinois native, Peppy Castro, formerly of Blues Magoos. Other members included guitarist Bob Kulick, arranger and keyboardist Doug Katsaros, drummer Chuck Burgi, and bassist Dennis Feldman.The group's most...
, a 1980s pop–rock group
- Balance (Van Halen album)
Balance is the 10th studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen. It was released in 1995 and, to date, is the fourth and final Van Halen album of all-new material featuring lead singer Sammy Hagar. It was also a more complete divergence from their earlier, more heavy metal sound...
- Balance (Kim-Lian album)
Balance is the debut album of the Dutch singer Kim-Lian. It was released on May 25, 2004 in the Netherlands. Kim-Lian said the album to be "a fun pop/rock album". The album spawned four top 20 singles, being "Teenage Superstar", "Hey Boy", "Garden of Love" and Kim Wilde cover "Kids in...
- Balance (Akrobatik album)
Balance is the first full-length album by Boston rapper Akrobatik. It was released on May 20, 2003 by Coup D'État. The album features production and guest appearances by Diamond D, Da Beatminerz, DJ Fakts One, Mr. Lif, DJ Revolution, Edan and more. The song "Balance" was used in episode one of...
- Balance (Leo Kottke album)
Balance is an album by American guitarist Leo Kottke, released in 1978.It was re-issued on CD by BGO in 1996.-Side one:# "Tell Mary" – 3:04# "I Don't Know Why" – 2:07# "Embryonic Journey" – 3:17# "Disguise – 2:45...
- Balance (Swollen Members album)
Balance is the debut album by Canadian rap group Swollen Members. It was released on the Battleaxe Records label. It has sold 41,000 copies since its release. Guest stars include Del tha Funkee Homosapien, Dilated Peoples, Everlast, and Son Doobie....
- "Balance", a song by Axium from The Story Thus Far
The Story Thus Far is the fourth and final album by the band Axium, and features David Cook , Bobby Kerr , Jeff Shrout , Neal Tiemann , additional guitar on "AC" by Nick Gibson...
- Balance, EQ Recordings' electronic music CD serie
Science and medicine
- Balance (ability)
In biomechanics, balance is an ability to maintain the center of gravity of a body within the base of support with minimal postural sway. When exercising the ability to balance, one is said to be balancing....
- Balance in bicycle and motorcycle dynamics
- Balance (accounting)
In banking and accountancy, the outstanding balance is the amount of money owed, , that remains in a deposit account at a given date, after all past remittances, payments and withdrawal have been accounted for. It can be positive or negative ....
- Balance (metaphysics)
In the metaphysical or conceptual sense, balance is used to mean a point between two opposite forces that is desirable over purely one state or the other, such as a balance between the metaphysical Law and Chaos — law by itself being overly controlling, chaos being overly unmanageable,...
, a desirable point between two or more opposite forces
- Balance (film), a 1989 Academy Award–winning short animated film
- "Balance", a poem by Patti Smith from her book kodak
kodak is a poetry collection by Patti Smith, published in 1972.- Contents :# Untitled# "k.o.d.a.k."# "Star Fever"# Untitled # Untitled # "Radando Beach"# "Conch"# Untitled # "Balance"...
- Balance (advertisement), a 1989 award-winning television advertisement for the Lexus LS 400
- Balancing (or "hard balancing") in international relations
- In grammar, balancing
In linguistics, balancing and deranking are terms used to describe the form of verbs used in various types of subordinate clauses and also sometimes in co-ordinate constructions....
refers to the use in subordinate clauses of verb forms identical to those in main clauses