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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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A repeated-measure, counterbalanced design was employed in which all students experienced both treatments.
As part of the overall contract, Eurodix asked Atlet to manage the servicing of their entire fleet, including the Toyota and some other counterbalanced trucks.
A constructive solution to the two shortcomings indicated above would be to delete the findings in question and replace them with the following findings: * That the land value of the developed site would be enhanced as a result of lifting the building height limits * That the new public access provided along the shoreline on the site would counterbalance any reduction in visual access to the waterfront from public spaces in the immediately surrounding upland area as a result of lifting the building height limits * That any blockage of natural light and air resulting from the lifting of the building height limits would be counterbalanced by a corresponding, relative increase in natural light and air at the sides of the subject building
Keating suggests that in Venus' atmosphere, which is rich in carbon dioxide, the increase in heating at the peak of the solar cycle is counterbalanced by a cooling mechanism.
These are counterbalanced by the RBNC's limited geographic reach and revenue diversification.
Maybe this biography of painter Frida Kahlo and her larger- than-life husband Diego Rivera was too soap operish, but at least all the sex, betrayal and overindulgence was counterbalanced by a scenario rich with ideas about art, politics, what it means to be Mexican and highly personalized, liberating feminism.
Activity in Class A buildings is counterbalanced by a growing amount of Class B and C space coming back onto the market.
Moreover, the researchers estimate that this loss is more than counterbalanced by the addition of oxygen to the atmosphere from the dissociation of water vapor and the subsequent escape of hydrogen atoms.
The two thousand donated tons counterbalanced all the greenhouse gases the meeting would generate including its total electricity, heating, cooling, solid waste, and transportation toll.
She advocates lifting like a crane - knees slightly bent, back straight so the weight lifted is counterbalanced by the strength in your buttocks and back.
Non life combined ratio will remain stable at 96% as the increase in claims ratio is counterbalanced by reduction in costs.
A fixture in Los Angeles lore, the counterbalanced Angels Flight cars, named Olivet and Sinai, move in opposite directions up and down the hill.