a type of open-end investment company that includes bonds and preferred stocks in its portfolio.
- Balanced line
a transmission line in which the oppositely directed components are symmetrical with respect to each other and to the ground.
- Balanced literacy
a method of teaching reading in which phonics and whole language approaches are both used to maximize student learning.
- Balanced occlusion
balanced occlusion balanced occlusion n. The even alignment of upper and lower teeth on the right and left and in front and back within the functional range.
- Balanced polymorphism
balanced polymorphism balanced polymorphism n. A system of genes in which two alleles are maintained in stable equilibrium because the heterozygote is more fit than either of the homozygotes.