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counterbalance

a weight or force that balances or offsets another

counterbalance

[¦kau̇nt·ər¦bal·əns]
(mechanical engineering)
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Why, the counterbalance that lifts the whole of this wall on to its pivot.
He may simply have cut the cord of the counterbalance and blocked the whole apparatus.
There were other times when she got on much better with him; when he amused her, and when her sense of superiority seemed to counterbalance that opposite side of the scale.
A pair of old, worn, beaver gloves, a broad-brimmed hat, and a faded green umbrella, with plenty of whalebone sticking through the bottom, as if to counterbalance the want of a handle at the top, lay on a chair beside him; and, being disposed in a very tidy and careful manner, seemed to imply that the red-nosed man, whoever he was, had no intention of going away in a hurry.
As she left her apartments to make her way to the gardens where the guests were congregating, two warriors, the insignia of the House of the Prince of Helium upon their harness, followed a few paces behind her, grim reminders that the assassin's blade may never be ignored upon Barsoom, where, in a measure, it counterbalances the great natural span of human life, which is estimated at not less than a thousand years.
With an eye to meeting the equipment needs and fleet management challenges of end-users in specific industries and market segments, NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG) has designated three specialized teams--Warehouse, Counterbalance and Big Trucks--led by Jonathan Dawley, president of Big Trucks, and Bill Pfleger, vice president of Counterbalance Solutions, a Warehouse Solutions leader yet to be named.
Contract notice: Rental of material handling equipment like reach truck, 4 wheel electric counterbalance truck, 3 wheel electric counterbalance truck and stacker with rider.
Lattin prescribes a combination of essential oils; the combination enables them to counterbalance one another.
The first step will be to produce Range 2 electric counterbalance trucks as an ex-proof version," he added.
Operationally, the Generator rotates with the drill stem as a counterbalance that is attached to the rotor is held in-place by gravity.
The control console allows adjustment of the counterbalance force, rotation, tilt, braking and parking.
As an option, a counterbalance can he fitted to the door, such that the door can be opened automatically during a power failure by pulling the Bowden lever.