He taputapu tēnei hei ine i te taumaha, i te papatipu rānei o tētahi mea. E rua ngā taha o te whārite ine-taumaha. Ka waiho te mea e inea ana ki tētahi taha, ā, ka hoatu he maihea ki tērā o ngā taha, kia noho taurite ngā taha e rua.
A piece of equipment for measuring the weight or mass of an object. There are two sides to a balance. The thing being measured is put on one side, and weights are put on the other until both sides are in balance.