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Noun: balancer  ba-lun-su(r)
  1. An acrobat who balances himself in difficult positions
  2. Either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight
    - halter, haltere

Derived forms: balancers

Type of: acrobat, wing

Part of: dipteran, dipteron, dipterous insect, two-winged insects

Encyclopedia: Balancer