balancer balancer  /ˈbæ lən sər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an acrobat who balances himself in difficult positions
  2. (n) either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Kemp the supply-side tax cutter and Dole the dogged budget balancer have been ideological enemies for almost two decades.
  2. The party it developed into, the one in which evangelical Christians carry lots of clout and budget balancers just about none, is not for him.
  3. President Arias has refused to follow Franklin Roosevelt in one respect: he has been a strict budget-balancer and the rent money will help even if it never reaches home.

News

  1. Gateway Gators find a new friend

    The Gateway Gators found a new friend at the Special Olympics Summer Games where they met with Christian Stoinev (front), hand balancer with ISU’s Gamma Phi Circus.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bureau County Republican

  2. Halon Email Security System Released, the First Email Security Software Built for Hosting, Datacenter, and Cloud ...

    Halon, the technology leader in email security, routers, and load balancers, today announced its expansion to the U.S. market with the release of Halon Email Security System. Halon Email Security System features technology designed for the most demanding customers and sets new standards for email security, anti-spam function, and flexibility.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Study: More Than Three-Quarters of Americans Do Not Trust Cloud Security to Save Their Music, Photos and Files

    Halon, the technology leader in email security, routers, and load balancers, today announced the results of its 2013 Security Survey. Halon commissioned the study because it is the only provider of email security solutions built for hosting, cloud, and service providers.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We had our link load balancer appliances, Web load balancer appliances, SSL offload appliances and DNS management appliances," explains Kevin Dunn, director of network operations at the company, who spoke at a Network World IT Roadmap event in...
    on Jul 29, 2008 By: Kevin Dunn Source: NetworkWorld.com

  2. "I'm not a very good balancer," Reid said. "But I am holding up, and I appreciate everybody's concern, mostly for the boys in particular."
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Andy Reid Source: The Spread

  3. "They can't say I'm weak on defense. Obviously, I'm not," Lieberman said. "They can't say I'm a tax and spender because I'm a tax cutter and a budget balancer. They can't say I'm weak on values because I'm clearly strong on values, including...
    on Jan 22, 2004 By: Joe Lieberman Source: USA Today

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