from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A balance designed to weigh very small loads, up to 0.1 gram.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any balance capable of weighing objects having a mass less than a milligram
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A delicate balance for weighing 1 milligram or less.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. balance for weighing very small objects
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