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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).

positive balance

a state in which the amount of water or an electrolyte excreted from the body is less than that ingested.
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Jonathan Walker, head of policy and campaigns NECC said: "It's reassuring that the North-east continues to be the only English region with a consistently positive balance of trade and this strong performance is actually driven by a relatively small number of exporters.
In the second quarter of fiscal 2015, the company achieved strong financial performance as evidenced by its rate stabilization account, finishing with a positive balance of USD80 million.
And the North East remains the only English region with a consistent positive balance of trade - exports greater than imports, with the gure at PS4.
5M in August 2014, compared with a positive balance of EUR 858.
Paul Kehoe, airport Chief Executive Officer of Birmingham Airport, said: "As the only region in the UK to have a positive balance of trade with China we know how essential these talks are.
Chief executive o'cer Paul Kehoe said: "As the only region in the UK to have a positive balance of trade with China we know how essential these talks are.
Paul Kehoe > Mr Kehoe told MPs: "The West Midlands is the only region in the UK with a positive balance of trade with China, with our advanced manufacturing base leading the way.

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