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Found 3 items, similar to counterbalance.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: counterbalance mengimbangi, menimbangi, menimpali
English → English (WordNet) Definition: counterbalance counterbalance n 1: an equivalent counterbalancing weight [syn: counterweight, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser] 2: equality of distribution [syn: balance, equilibrium, equipoise] 3: a compensating equivalent [syn: offset] v 1: adjust or make up for; “engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance” [syn: compensate, correct, even out, even off, even up] 2: oppose with equal weight or force [syn: oppose] 3: oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; “This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues” [syn: counteract, countervail, neutralize]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Counterbalance Counterbalance \Coun`ter*bal"ance\ (-b?l"ans), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Counterbalanced (-anst); p. pr. & vb. n. Counterbalancing.] To oppose with an equal weight or power; to counteract the power or effect of; to countervail; to equiponderate; to balance. [1913 Webster] The remaining air was not able to counterbalance the mercurial cylinder. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] The study of mind is necessary to counterbalance and correct the influence of the study of nature. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] Counterbalance \Coun"ter*bal`ance\ (koun"t?r-b?l`ans), n. A weight, power, or agency, acting against or balancing another; as: (a) A mass of metal in one side of a driving wheel or fly wheel, to balance the weight of a crank pin, etc., on the opposite side of the wheel. (b) A counterpoise to balance the weight of anything, as of a drawbridge or a scale beam. [1913 Webster] Money is the counterbalance to all other things purchasable by it. --Locke. [1913 Webster]


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