Definition of spring balance in English:

spring balance

noun

  • A balance that measures weight by the tension of a spring.

    • ‘Eggs were weighed to the nearest 0.05 g using a Pesola spring balance.’
    • ‘Chicks were weighed to the nearest gram using Pesola spring balances.’
    • ‘The chicks were weighed with a Salter spring balance.’
    • ‘The mass of newly laid eggs, and chick and female body-mass was measured using Pesola spring balances.’
    • ‘Body mass was measured using a spring balance, and tarsus length by a caliper.’

Pronunciation

spring balance