counterbalance

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offset

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Synonyms for counterbalance

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a weight that balances another weight

a compensating equivalent

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contrast with equal weight or force

oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

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He may simply have cut the cord of the counterbalance and blocked the whole apparatus.
There were other times when she got on much better with him; when he amused her, and when her sense of superiority seemed to counterbalance that opposite side of the scale.
A pair of old, worn, beaver gloves, a broad-brimmed hat, and a faded green umbrella, with plenty of whalebone sticking through the bottom, as if to counterbalance the want of a handle at the top, lay on a chair beside him; and, being disposed in a very tidy and careful manner, seemed to imply that the red-nosed man, whoever he was, had no intention of going away in a hurry.
It counterbalances heavy loads to allow an operator to suspend, rotate, tilt and transfer regular and oddly shaped items, such as engine blocks, castings, drums and cores.
Your left leg should have a slight bend in the knee and your right leg will automatically rise as it counterbalances your shifting weight.
The main dynamic counterbalances historical reality and the enchanted world, here couched as a very real alterative universe.
The author counterbalances the denunciation of these tragedies with a clear vision of hope: that the economic growth generated by Nafta will improve the quality of life on the border and in Mexico in general, and that the U.
Inclining the arch away from the bridge counterbalances the deck, which curves in the opposite direction to the arch, endowing the entire structure with a dynamic, sculptural quality.