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Synonyms for counterpoise

a stable state characterized by the cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces

to act as an equalizing weight or force to

Synonyms for counterpoise

a weight that balances another weight

constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to

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He too utilises found materials, enjoying their patinas and associations, and counterpoising them with references to the formality of the gallery setting.
The architects' pleasure in counterpoising materials, which they do most delicately, and in manipulating light, is encapsulated particularly well in this small scheme; and their habit of detailing inexpensive materials carefully is constantly pleasing.
Her use of materials is in the tradition of Modern sculpture, for she plays about with the aesthetic of the scrapyard as the 60s' artists did, folding and crumpling odd-shaped sheets of whatever seems to hand - metal, plastic, counterpoising richly finished wood against unfinished concrete or using familiar materials in unfamiliar ways.