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BALANCE, com. law. The amount which remains due by one of two persons, who have been dealing together, to the other, after the settlement of their accounts.
     2. In the case of mutual debts, the balance only can be recovered by the assignee of an insolvent, or the executor of a deceased person. But this mutuality must have existed at the time of the assignment by the insolvent, or at the death of the testator.
     3. The term general balance is sometimes used to signify the difference which is due to a party claiming a lien on goods in his hands, for work or labor done, or money expended in relation to those and other goods of the debtor. 3 B. & P. 485; 3 Esp. R. 268.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The global Balance Bike market is likely to exhibit steady growth over the forecast period, according to the latest report on Wise Guy Research (WGR).
Age itself is also a risk factor for impaired balance with 30-50% of the individuals greater than 65 years experiencing difficulty in maintaining balance, 6-8 perhaps due to physical and neurological deterioration resulting in impaired balance.9 For this reason a regular fall risk screening and balance assessment is essential.
A breakdown provided by COA showed that P52.923 million of the year-end balance was due to BIR itself in withholding taxes.
* Vermont: 70.37 (Total Score), 16 (Economic/Social Standing), 5 (Work-Life Balance), 4 (Child Care), 3 (Health)
Artificial balancing is the practice of restricting or enhancing plastic flow to one or more cavities to achieve a fill balance. Common methods in cold-runner molds include modifying gate and/or runner diameters.
The mean values for score of functional reach test after 4 weeks of exercise program is 26.88 +- 4.57 and 20.50 +- 5.82 for task oriented balance training group and traditional balance training group respectively and (p value <0.05) means that there was still no significant difference between groups.
The plans appeal to small employers, especially law firms and medical offices, that can offer a cash balance plan alongside a 401(k) or other defined contribution (DC) plan, says Dan Kravitz, president of Kravitz Inc.
This finding suggests that some degree of residual lateral laxity, namely, varus balance, may be tolerable for varus knees so long as proper valgus alignment is maintained.
The Balance Financial services are built around a new Balance Financial Prepaid MasterCard.
Of the final 25.6 percent of accounts with a zero balance in 2012, 19.7 percent were zero throughout the three periods (group 1), and 32.1 percent had a positive balance in 2000 and then zero in 2007 and 2012 (group 3).
When asked why they elected to use the fund balance, respondents said they did so to cover budget shortfalls (30 percent), capital projects (14 percent), grant matches (3 percent) and cost of living adjustments and bonuses (2 percent).
When we created the Balance Sheet report, we populated it with data from the Balance Sheet table.