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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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However, a counterbalancing bias may have existed: exposed controls, upon learning that pesticides were one of the major research interests, may have been more interested in participating than nonexposed controls.
Kept at waist level, the ring would exert an upward tug on your feet and a downward pull on your head, counterbalancing the black hole's uneven tug on different parts of your body.
Counterbalancing his achievements are some noteworthy failures.
Scattered around the site are large Douglas firs, their long, lean outlines counterbalancing the tall tower.
Such counterbalancing has governed Bailey's work for some time.