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spring balance

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Definition of spring balance in English:

noun

A balance that measures weight by the tension of a spring.
Example sentences
  • Body mass was measured using a spring balance, and tarsus length by a caliper.
  • The chicks were weighed with a Salter spring balance.
  • Eggs were weighed to the nearest 0.05 g using a Pesola spring balance.

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