counterpoise

Definitions of counterpoise
1

n a weight that balances another weight

Synonyms:
balance, counterbalance, counterweight, equaliser, equalizer
Types:
sash weight
a counterweight for a sliding sash
tare
(chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances the weight of the container holding chemicals
Type of:
weight
an artifact that is heavy

v constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to

Synonyms:
counterpose, counterweight
Type of:
counterbalance, oppose
contrast with equal weight or force

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