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  *秤* | 秤* | *秤
steelyard / Roman balance / CL: 臺|台
  *秤* | 秤* | *秤
variant of 稱|称, to weigh
scale / platform balance
a steelyard (a type of balance)
steelyard weight / standard weight
the tray or pan of a steelyard
spring balance
balance consisting of steelyard with a pan / CL: 臺|台
steelyard hook
balance scale / Taiwan pr. [tian1 ping2]
the beam of a steelyard / a balance arm
although small, a steelyard weight may tip a hundred pounds (idiom) / apparently insignificant details can have a large impact / for want of a nail the battle was lost
steelyard weights
large steelyard usu. operated by three people – two to lift it using a pole, and one to adjust the counterweight
variant of 秤砣
Libra (constellation and sign of the zodiac)
discrepancy in weight
to lose weight (of cattle)

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