Meaning of mass balance in English:

mass balance

Pronunciation /ˈmas ˌbaləns/


  • 1Aeronautics
    A state in which inertial coupling between the angular movement of a control surface and other degrees of freedom of an aircraft is eliminated, so avoiding flutter of the surface.

  • 2The change in mass occurring in an object, system, or component of a system over a particular period of time.


1930s. From mass + balance.