|1.||[ adjective ] being in a state of proper balance or equilibrium|
"the carefully balanced seesaw" "a properly balanced orchestra" "a balanced assessment of history" "a balanced blend of whiskeys" "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"
|Related terms:||unbalanced poised harmonious well-balanced counterbalanced well-balanced stable|
|2.||[ adjective ] (accounting) total debits and credits are equal|
"the books looked balanced"
|Related terms:||accounting equal|