Definition of microbalance in US English:

microbalance

noun

  • A balance for weighing masses of a fraction of a gram.

    • ‘The second 1 cm diameter disc cut from each leaf was weighed immediately on an electronic microbalance to the nearest 0.1 mg.’
    • ‘The flies used in the metabolic rate study were later weighed to the nearest microgram on a microbalance.’
    • ‘The mass concentration by tapered elemental oscillating microbalance was on average slightly lower than mass concentration measured by filter, but there was good agreement.’
    • ‘Fresh flower mass was obtained using a microbalance.’
    • ‘Particulate mass was recorded using the tapered-element oscillating microbalance method.’

Pronunciation

microbalance

/ˈmīkrōbaləns//ˈmaɪkroʊbæləns/