balancing balancing  /ˈbæ lən sɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) getting two things to correspond

Usage(s):

  • Yeoh's glorious balancing act with a plate of tofu is rightly famed: she never lets it touch the ground while successfully fending off an arrogant bruiser.

News

  1. Life is good for Germany's economy. But is it good for Germans?

    When President Obama stood in Berlin today and said that budget balancing must not trump the priority of improving lives, some saw a dig at German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has led the call for austerity across Europe.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  2. Amazon's Bestseller "Dr. Bob's Drugless Guide to Balancing Female Hormones" Set to Hit Stores July 2013

    Dr. Bob’s, “The Drugless Doctor,” bestseller "Dr. Bob’s Drugless Guide to Balancing Female Hormones" has been updated with the latest research and indexed for optimized guidance. The Amazon sensation is set for release early July 2013. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10847828.htm
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. SAE International Modernizing Standards for Jet Engine Balancing

    STOWE, VT. USA – June 17, 2013 – The SAE International EG-1A Balancing Committee is drafting new standards to modernize best practices for the design and use of tooling, fixtures, and accessories that mount and drive gas turbine engine rotors on horizontal and vertical balancing machines.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Aircraft Maintenance Technology

Quotes

  1. Commenting on Tuesday ahead of his speech, Mr Osborne said: "My Budget is tough but it will be fair. This is an unavoidable Budget because of the mess we have to clear up. So the coalition government will take responsibility for balancing Britain's...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: George Osborne Source: Financial Times

  2. Coppell said: "To be fair to Nicky Shorey, he has made it clear from this time last year that he would prefer to leave and ply his trade elsewhere. We as a club have an asset and it is a delicate balancing act between trying to satisfy the demands...
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Steve Coppell Source: WalesOnline

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