Definition of Spring balance

1. Noun. A balance that measure weight by the tension on a helical spring.

Exact synonyms: Spring Scale
Generic synonyms: Balance



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Literary usage of Spring balance

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1. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1902)
"With a spring balance and a tension frame of wood, that may be made in a few ... The hook of the spring balance is attached to the tape, while the ring at ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The certainty with which a metal spring yields to a given force has led to its employment in the spring-balance, a weighing device consisting essentially of ..."

3. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1873)
"Therefore, if we ordered a quantity of goods to be sent from some place near the poles towards the equator, and they were weighed by a spring balance, ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Locomotive Engines Upon Railways ...: Founded Upon a by François Marie Guyonneau de Pambour (1836)
"OF A NEW SPRING-BALANCE AND MANOMETER. § 1. Of a proposed Modification to common Valves. All the foregoing calculations are as many proofs of the difficulty ..."

5. The Mechanics' Magazine (1855)
"The Chairman (JE Me Connell, Esq.) remarked that he had tried the improved spring balance that had been described, and it was certainly more plainly visible ..."

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