Out of equilibrium, unsteady, as in When learning how to ride a two-wheeler, it's easy to get off balance and fall, or She stood up and threw the canoe off balance. [Mid-1900s]
Surprised, unprepared, as in The teacher gives unannounced tests to keep the class off balance. [Second half of 1900s]
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
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