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What is a twin-pan balance schema?

 

Definition
 

A twin-pan balance schema is a balance schema that involves physical or metaphorical countervailing forces acting on either side of a fulcrum.

Examples (English)
  Physical
  • Scales
  • See-saws
  Metaphorical
Generic
  A twin-pan balance schema is a kind of
 
Source
 

Johnson 1987 85–86, 89–90


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