balancing

Definitions

Cars & Driving

  • noun the adjustment of incorrect and uneven weight distribution

Construction

  • Adjusting the mass distribution of a rotor to diminish journal vibrations and control the forces on the bearings from eccentric loading.
  • In an HVAC system, adjusting the system to produce the desired level of heating and cooling in each area of a building.

Electronics

  • Equilibration, compensation, or neutralization through the utilization of a circuit, device, component, mechanism, or system.
  • In a radio direction finder, improvement of the accuracy of direction indication through the use of a component such as a balancing capacitor.
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