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  • noun Plural form of balancing.

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Examples

  • (Photographs of clouds, taken by Dr.W. J.S. Lockyer.) "Dost thou know the balancing of the clouds?"] "The spreadings of the clouds," mentioned by Elihu are of the same nature as their "balancings," but the expression is less remarkable.

    The Astronomy of the Bible An Elementary Commentary on the Astronomical References of Holy Scripture

  • Job 37:16, or as the King James Version puts it, “Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds?”

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • This particularly was a feat Mr. Hoopdriver desired to do, for several divergent reasons; but at present it simply led to convulsive balancings and novel and inelegant modes of dismounting.

    The Wheels of Chance: a bicycling idyll

  • She had therefore no uncertainty to contend with: she had no balancings in her mind.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge?

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge? how thy garments are warm, when he quieteth the earth by the south wind?

    Job 37.

  • For we are not now searching out the regions of heaven, or measuring the distances of the stars, or enquiring the balancings of the earth.

    The Confessions

  • Then they relaxed again, and he said, "Oh, well," and smiled at the balancings of a crow drinking at a city conduit.

    Hilda A Story of Calcutta

  • Then they relaxed again, and he said, "Oh, well," and smiled at the balancings of

    The Path of a Star

  • This utterly upset the balancings on which Lincoln had so carefully worked for the last four months, and was fitted to cause consternation.

    The Life of Abraham Lincoln

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