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  *秤* | 秤* | *秤
steelyard / Roman balance / CL: 臺|台
  *秤* | 秤* | *秤
variant of 稱|称, to weigh
balance scale / Taiwan pr. [tian1 ping2]
scale / platform balance
Libra (constellation and sign of the zodiac)
a steelyard (a type of balance)
steelyard weight / standard weight
steelyard hook
spring balance
steelyard weights
the beam of a steelyard / a balance arm
to lose weight (of cattle)
balance consisting of steelyard with a pan / CL: 臺|台
variant of 秤砣
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
discrepancy in weight
large steelyard usu. operated by three people – two to lift it using a pole, and one to adjust the counterweight
the tray or pan of a steelyard

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