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Found 2 items, similar to preponderance.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: superiority in power or influence; “the preponderance of
good over evil”; “the preponderance of wealth and power”
2: a superiority in numbers or amount; “there is a
preponderance of Blacks in our prisons” [syn: prevalence]
3: exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight; “the least
preponderance in either pan will unbalance the scale” English → English (gcide)
Preponderance \Pre*pon"der*ance\, Preponderancy
\Pre*pon"der*an*cy\, n. [Cf. F. pr['e]pond['e]rance.]
1. The quality or state of being preponderant; superiority or
excess of weight, influence, or power, etc.; an
The mind should . . . reject or receive
proportionably to the preponderancy of the greater
grounds of probability. --Locke.
In a few weeks he had changed the relative position
of all the states in Europe, and had restored the
equilibrium which the preponderance of one power had
2. (Gun.) The excess of weight of that part of a canon behind
the trunnions over that in front of them.