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Counterpoise

Coun´ter`poise`   Pronunciation: koun´t?r-poiz`; 277
v. t.1.To act against with equal weight; to equal in weight; to balance the weight of; to counterbalance.
[imp. & p. p. Counterpoised (-poizd`); p. pr. & vb. n. Counterpoising.]
Weights, counterpoising one another.
- Sir K. Digby.
2.To act against with equal power; to balance.
So many freeholders of English will be able to beard and counterpoise the rest.
- Spenser.
n.1.A weight sufficient to balance another, as in the opposite scale of a balance; an equal weight.
2.An equal power or force acting in opposition; a force sufficient to balance another force.
3.The relation of two weights or forces which balance each other; equilibrium; equiponderance.
The pendulous round eart, with balanced air,
In counterpoise.
- Milton.
Noun1.counterpoise - an equivalent counterbalancing weight
Verb1.counterpoise - constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
balance, counterbalance, counterpose, counterweight, equaliser, equalizer, oppose
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