Balance in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Balance

(transitive) To bring (items) to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the weights. | (transitive, figuratively) To make (concepts) agree. | (transitive) To hold (an object or objects) precariously; to support on a narrow base, so as to keep from falling.

Short Example Sentences for Balance

  • 1. There must be a pound to balance a pound. 🔊
  • 2. No balance can weigh such minute objects. 🔊
  • 3. At this time last year we had a cash balance of $1313.78. 🔊
  • 4. Yet the evils of print are as dust in the balance to those of speech. 🔊
  • 5. Foley attempted to balance himself as he raised his pistol to shoot. 🔊
  • 6. The balance of the metallic circuit is, therefore, maintained. 🔊
  • 7. In the bird's body all of these methods of obtaining balance are combined. 🔊
  • 8. The unequal air pressure will cause it to lose its balance and "upset. 🔊

How to use Balance in Sentences?

  • 1. Molly learned the night before that a sense of balance having once been acquired is never lost. 🔊
  • 2. Mark works hard for four or five months, and lays around loose the balance of the year. 🔊
  • 3. Great Britain could have restored the balance by creating an army of several millions. 🔊
  • 4. As it was, King was quick enough to balance matters by covering him with the pistol again. 🔊
  • 5. Its stability and balance are increased by five "fins" at its stern; and it has also four rudders. 🔊
  • 6. Dave tried to restore the disturbed balance of the machine by bringing the left wing under the control. 🔊
  • 7. But evil played the game well and the roles of strength were weighed in a balance by patience and peace. 🔊
  • 8. Furthermore, she believed that the balance imposed fetters upon her which only mighty armaments could break. 🔊
  • 9. He made several lucky hits; but in the long run he found that the balance was setting steadily against him. 🔊
  • 10. The balance of his judgment, the more he reflected on the situation, inclined the more decisively towards remaining. 🔊
  • 11. And though my precept is exaggerated, it is purposely exaggerated in order effectively to balance the exaggeration in the opposite direction. 🔊
  • 12. Some suggested that instead of a tail at the stern a tail in front of the main planes of the machine would help to balance it in flight. 🔊
  • 13. Rather it was the perfect poise and balance of the man, the ease and unconscious grace of every swift and sure motion. 🔊
  • 14. In front of the car and on each side of the keel are planes similar to those of an airplane, which help to give balance to the ship. 🔊
  • 15. As for the militia, it was disaffected, and would certainly fling itself into the balance on the side of probable success. 🔊
  • 16. A pound weight is easily lifted, but when applied to the shorter end of the steel-yard it will balance a hundredweight. 🔊
  • 17. Few attain to a balance of principles or recognize truly how in all human things there is a thesis and antithesis, a law of action and of reaction. 🔊
  • 18. Belgian neutrality was intended by the great powers to be the corner-stone of the European balance of power. 🔊
  • 19. The love of those nearest to her, which had been all-sufficing, would count as nothing in the balance against the new love that she wanted. 🔊
  • 20. Success goes thus invariably with a certain plus or positive power: an ounce of power must balance an ounce of weight. 🔊
  • 21. Fourth, to balance straight, inclined, and curved forms so as to produce harmony and repose by contrast. 🔊
  • 22. If the line be balanced in its properties, including balance by transposition of its wires, the electrostatic induction may neutralize itself. 🔊
  • 23. It may well have been Jocelin himself who planned the subject-matter of the statuary with such admirable breadth and balance of mind. 🔊
  • 24. First, there was a belt to go round each animal, and then a sword to be stuck into each belt, and then a cutlass on the other side to balance it. 🔊
  • 25. He swayed a little, then suddenly broke into a run whose speed kept him from falling and preserved his balance like a spinning top. 🔊
  • 26. In short order the two men regained their footing and their balance but only to see the relentless dogs steadily, and quickly coming nearer. 🔊
  • 27. For of course a flabby, partially filled envelope would flop from side to side, destroying the balance of the airship and checking its speed. 🔊