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balance

 [bal´ans]
an instrument for weighing.
equilibrium (def. 1).
acid-base balance see acid-base balance.
analytical balance a balance used in the laboratory, sensitive to variations of the order of 0.05 to 0.1 mg.
fluid balance see fluid balance.
negative balance a state in which the amount of water or an electrolyte excreted from the body is greater than that ingested.
nitrogen balance see nitrogen balance.
positive balance a state in which the amount of water or an electrolyte excreted from the body is less than that ingested.
water balance fluid balance.
zero balance a state in which the amount of water or an electrolyte excreted from the body is exactly equal to that ingested; see equilibrium (def. 1).

negative balance

a state in which the amount of water or an electrolyte excreted from the body is greater than that ingested.
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If you have more than one negative ADO balance or in the past not taken an ADO to negate a negative balance we request you contact the NSWNMA via gensec@ nswnma.
banks was less significant than current negative balance of 13 banks.
A Freedom of Information request has revealed that by the end of last year these negative balances amounted to about PS28,800.
Pakistani economy has always been facing a negative balance of payment in a shape of import, export, foreign exchange reserves, Foreign Direct Investment.
Cuevas told the council that a negative balance will never happen because the city government has P165 million in time deposits which they could pre-terminate anytime.
A balance of 6% of small firms questioned reported a rise in revenue compared to the previous three months, up considerably on the negative balance of 21% seen in the same quarter of 2012.
It also suggests that the AppleCare vacation time or work time off available from 15 to 28 September significantly drops off, and ends in negative balance on 28 September.
dollar in the open market amidst concerns over a negative balance of payment and an uncertain political forefront.
Recent falls in the value of the pound also boosted UK trade as export order books showed a pick-up, with a negative balance of 11% of companies reporting levels above normal in what marks the highest reading for three months.
The latest Manufacturing Outlook survey by business adviser BDO and the EEF manufacturers' organisation showed a negative balance of minus 3% for orders during the past three months, but a positive balance of plus 8% for output against a predicted minus 9%.
In 2011, the Holy See posted its highest loss in more than a decade, with a negative balance of $19 million (15 million euros), blaming it on the "negative trend of global financial markets.
The negative balance this June results from a decline of $275.