counterbalance

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offset

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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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mechanism of counterbalances in the political system, otherwise democracy and economic development is impossible," the
At the top of a vertical loop, the centripetal force that glues you to your seat must be equal to or greater than one g to counterbalance gravity's downward tug.
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.
Near the coronal base, the increased magnetic heating counterbalances the extra cooling, but less heating occurs near the top, allowing enough gas to cool and condense into prominences.
Visible counterbalances help open these garage doors and hold them in place.
To get the right weight to counterbalance the doors, the cylinders were filled with sand and tested, then sand was replaced with an equivalent weight of concrete.
Divesting these stores counterbalances Ahold's increased market presence in these states following completion of the transaction.
The heartrending story of Yun Yun, who suffers from severe mari-tal abuse, counterbalances the sweetness of the spinsters' success.
Now Beijing and Moscow are interested in finding counterbalances to Washington's power.