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counterweight

coun·ter·weight

counterweight

 
pronunciation:
kaUn tr weIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a weight that exactly balances another weight; counterbalance.
similar words:
offset
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: counterweighted, counterweighting, counterweights
definition: to place a counterweight upon; balance by using a counterweight.
derivation: counterweighted (adj.)