Definition of Balancer

1. Noun. An acrobat who balances himself in difficult positions.

Generic synonyms: Acrobat
Derivative terms: Balance, Balance

2. Noun. Either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight.
Exact synonyms: Halter, Haltere
Generic synonyms: Wing
Group relationships: Dipteran, Dipteron, Dipterous Insect, Two-winged Insects
Derivative terms: Balance, Balance

Definition of Balancer

1. n. One who balances, or uses a balance.

Definition of Balancer

1. Noun. One who, or that which, balances. ¹

2. Noun. The rear wings of certain insects used for stability in flight. ¹

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Definition of Balancer

1. one that balances [n -S] - See also: balances

Medical Definition of Balancer

1. 1. One who balances, or uses a balance. 2. In Diptera, the rudimentary posterior wing. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balancer

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balanced stock
balanced translocation
balancer (current term)
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Literary usage of Balancer

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1. Experimental Electrical Engineering and Manual for Electrical Testing for by Vladimir Karapetoff (1910)
"the current in the balancer machine, working as generator, is reduced, that in the motor increased by the amount x. The condition 2 i = 0 at the points a ..."

2. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"The balancer set is a special type of motor-generator set used when it ... Compare now the operation of a three-wire system without a balancer as in Figs. ..."

3. Electrical Machinery: A Practical Study Course on Installation, Operation by Fred Anzley Annett (1921)
"The balancer set consists of two identical machines, which can operate ... Shunt balancer set on three-wire system. ator G may be far removed from the ..."

4. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1920)
"balancer Set.—A balancer set is a very common method of obtaining the neutral. ... balancer set giving neutral in a 3-wire system. ..."

5. Electricity in Mining by Sydney Ferris Walker (1907)
"Modem practice tends towards the steam-driven balancer; it is more under ... The Use of the Accumulator as a balancer Accumulators have not been much used ..."

6. Electrical Engineering Laboratory Experiments by Claire William Ricker, Carlton Everett Tucker (1922)
"balancer SET A balancer set is used to maintain approximate equality between the voltages on the two sides of a direct>current three- wire system. ..."

7. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"In other words, the current delivered by a perfect balancer under short-circuit condition, is limited only by the current that the system on which it is ..."

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