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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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One of the members had a negative cash balance of more than $200,000 and that Linton knew some of the checks the member used to conceal the negative balances were from the member's deceased grandfather's checkbook.
The cards allow users to go into a negative balance of up to PS3 so even if the user has no credit on their card, they can still pay for a single bus journey.
These negative balances are mostly uncollectable or it requires significant effort and time from FX brokers' legal department to enforce any type of meaningful collection.
Under the modest regime, here identified with the post-1998 period, our calculations show that only one quarter of workers end their working life with a negative cumulative balance and 43% ever experience a negative UISA balance; in contrast, under the generous regime, here identified with the pre-1998 period, 49% of workers end their working life with negative cumulative balances and 66% ever experience negative balances.
Lastly we'll address the challenge of negative balances.
But this was three points better than the national average and down from a negative balance of six per cent in the region in April.
The cafeteria and convenience store in particular generally had negative balances large enough to create a negative balance for the whole enterprise.
Also intact is the absurd system of blank checks and negative balances that passes for fiscal policy in the strange world of Reaganomics.
Without the short-term borrowing, negative balances would be reported in 11 out of the 12 months in the fiscal year.
They allegedly withdrew and spent more money from personal credit union accounts in their names and in the names of family members than was available in deposits, which created negative balances.
0 percent higher than in 2009, due to the increase year on year in income and services negative balances and the drop in current transfers surplus.
This majority of two per cent follows one of one per cent in February and an unbroken succession of negative balances every month from last August until January, peaking with a gloomladen minus 28 per cent in December.