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Meaning of COUNTERWEIGHT

Pronunciation:  'kawntur`weyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an equivalent counterbalancing weight
  2. [v]  constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
 

COUNTERWEIGHT is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: balance, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterpoise, counterpose, equaliser, equalizer
 
 See Also: counterbalance, oppose, sash weight, tare, turn the scales, weight

 

 

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 Related Terms: act drop, asbestos, asbestos board, backdrop, balance, balance rudder, balance wheel, ballast, batten, border, cloth, consideration, coulisse, counterbalance, counterblast, countercurrent, counterforce, counterinfluence, counterpoise, counterpressure, crosscurrent, curtain, curtain board, cyclorama, decor, drop, drop curtain, equipoise, equivalent, fin, fire curtain, fixative, flat, flipper, flywheel, foul wind, give-and-take, governor, gyroscope, hairspring, hanging, head wind, keel, makeweight, mordant, offset, pendulum, quid pro quo, rag, scene, scenery, screen, setoff, shock absorber, side scene, something of value, springs, stabilizator, stage screw, stiffening, tab, tableau, tail plane, teaser, tit for tat, tormentor, transformation, transformation scene, undercurrent, wing, wingcut, woodcut
 

 

 

 

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