Sentence Examples


  • She wobbled and balanced herself against the wall.
  • The compass needle is a little steel magnet balanced upon a pivot; one end of the needle, which always bears a distinguishing mark, points approximately, but not in general exactly, to the north,' the vertical plane through the direction of the needle being termed the magnetic meridian.
  • It flowed between them: balanced, calm, powerful.
  • The weight of the handles and their supports is balanced by the counterpoise z.
  • A compass having a very short needle is placed on the line which bisects the axis of the magnet at right angles, and is moved until a neutral point is found where the force due to the earth's field H is balanced by that due to the magnet.