Balance

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statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance account , accounting , account statement
corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance aldosterone
beam balance of great precision used in quantitative chemical analysis analytical balance , chemical balance
juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance antithesis
balance sheet item asset , cost
balance consisting of a lever with two equal arms and a pan suspended from each arm beam balance
portable balance consisting of a pivoted bar with arms of unequal length beam scale , lever scale , steelyard
value at which an asset is carried on a balance sheet; equals cost minus accumulated depreciation book value
(economics) that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's outflow and inflow of financial securities capital account
circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health ch'i , chi , ki , qi
balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due change
temperature range (between 28 and 30 degrees Centigrade) at which the naked human body is able to maintain a heat balance without shivering or sweating comfort zone
minimum credit balance that a bank may require a borrower to keep on deposit as a condition for granting a loan; a common requirement for establishing a line of credit at a bank compensating balance , offsetting balance
balance, movements to maintain compensation
disturbances in saltwater balance and symptoms of weakness and muscular cramps and twitching and convulsions and sometimes paralysis; usually caused by a benign tumor of the cortex of the adrenal gland that leads to excess secretion of aldosterone Conn's syndrome
secreted by the adrenal cortex; involved in regulating water and electrolyte balance in the body corticosterone
oppose and balance out counterbalance , counterpose , countervail , offset
balance as an opposite counterpose
balance and offset countervail , equiponderate
that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's exports and imports of goods and services and transfer payments current account
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