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1. A weight used as a counterbalance.
2. A force or influence equally counteracting another.
coun′ter·weight′ed (-wā′tĭd) adj.
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a counterbalancing weight, influence, or force
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1. a weight used as a counterbalance.v.t.
2. to balance or equip with a counterweight.
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|Noun||1.||counterweight - a weight that balances another weight|
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
weight - an artifact that is heavy
|Verb||1.||counterweight - constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to|
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A. N (lit, fig) → contrapeso m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
vt (= counter) [+ action, proposal] → contrebalancer
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