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Libra

1. An obsolete unit of weight in the early metric system approximately equivalent to 500 grams.

2. An ancient Roman unit of weight approximately equivalent to 328.9 grams. It was also called an as.
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The leading players operating in the Balance Bike market are also studied in the report to provide readers with a comprehensive overview of the competitive landscape in the market.
It is important to point out that the balance measures used in Drowatzky JN et al's study were not common clinical measures used in balance assessment, and secondly the study was conducted on grade 7 girls instead of older adults.
It is result of a deterioration principally in the balance of goods and, to a lesser extent, in the primary income account, which was partly offset by an improvement in the services balance and in the secondary income account.
Using tweezers, place your tare weight onto the weigh pan, close all doors, press the tare button and wait for the balance to give a stable zero.
The balance of loans by Japanese banks fell 4.6% in December from a year earlier, marking the 60th straight month of decline, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) said Tuesday in a preliminary report.
The balance sheets on Form 1120 and 1120PC are identical, but GAAP numbers may be reported for noninsurance members and statutory numbers for insurance subsidiaries.
The balance sheet can experience improvements in working capital and liquidity.
Barclaycard's Flexi Rate credit card charges 4.9 per cent per annum until the balance is cleared for any balances under pounds 5,000 as an interesting deal, but its 2.50 per cent balance transfer fee would cost pounds 125 on pounds 5,000 - to be balanced against the benefit of cheap borrowing.
The Balance Check is a portable balancing instrument and vibration analyzer.
Cohesion and adaptability are the key components of family functioning, and the balance of cohesion and adaptability is the foundation for Olson and DeFrain's (2000) circumplex model.
* Plant and machinery investment plans decreased to +12% from +20%, leaving the balance below the average for the previous nine quarters of +21%.