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Counterbalance

Coun`ter`bal´ance   Pronunciation: koun´t?r-b?l`ans
v. t.1.To oppose with an equal weight or power; to counteract the power or effect of; to countervail; to equiponderate; to balance.
The remaining air was not able to counterbalance the mercurial cylinder.
- Boyle.
The study of mind is necessary to counterbalance and correct the influence of the study of nature.
- Sir W. Hamilton.
n.1.A weight, power, or agency, acting against or balancing another
Money is the counterbalance to all other things purchasable by it.
- Locke.
Noun1.counterbalance - an equivalent counterbalancing weight
2.counterbalance - equality of distribution
3.counterbalance - a compensating equivalent
Synonyms: offset
Verb1.counterbalance - adjust or make up for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
2.counterbalance - oppose with equal weight or force
Synonyms: oppose
3.counterbalance - oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
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