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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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Counterbalancing his achievements are some noteworthy failures.
Scattered around the site are large Douglas firs, their long, lean outlines counterbalancing the tall tower.
What should be the counterbalancing effects of low commodity prices and bad weather are this year's excuse.
Pneumatic counterbalancing supports the weight of the robot axis so that the drive motor works only against inertia and not the weight of the arm.
While the overall trend towards worldwide markets seems firmly entrenched, a counterbalancing force is becoming evident.