a hornless rhinoceros of the extinct genus Baluchitherium that inhabited central Asia during the Oligocene and early Miocene epochs: the largest land mammal known.
a device for converting a balanced line into an unbalanced line and vice versa. noun (electronics) a device for coupling two electrical circuit elements, such as an aerial and its feeder cable, where one is balanced and the other is unbalanced electronics A transformer connected between a balanced source or load and an unbalanced source […]
Architecture. any of a number of closely spaced supports for a railing. balusters, a balustrade. any of various symmetrical supports, as furniture legs or spindles, tending to swell toward the bottom or top. Historical Examples Presently their faces showed over the baluster rail, and another step brought them upon the roof. The Free Lances Mayne […]
- Baluster measure
an antique liquid measure usually made of pewter, having a concave top on a convex base.
- Baluster stem
a stem of a drinking glass or the like having a gradual swelling near the top or bottom.