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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
(Standing on the ground, you feel the force of one g.) 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.
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.S.
Holovac, a company principal with a bravura technique, shows a bent for creating effective duets that require strong partnering and secure counterbalances. Durovcik, still in his twenties, firmly established himself on Bratislava's dance scene last year by putting together his own company, Torzo Ballet.
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.
The heartrending story of Yun Yun, who suffers from severe mari-tal abuse, counterbalances the sweetness of the spinsters' success.
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.