Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The lever or beam of a balance; the lever of a platform scale, to which the poise for weighing is applied.
  • n. A weighing apparatus with a sliding weight, resembling a steelyard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The lever or beam of a balance; the lever of a platform scale, to which the poise for weighing is applied.
  • n. A weighing apparatus with a sliding weight, resembling a steelyard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The beam or lever of a balance.

Etymologies

scale +‎ beam (Wiktionary)

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