HyperDic: counterweight

English > 2 senses of the word counterweight:
NOUNartifactcounterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equalisera weight that balances another weight
VERBstativecounterweight, counterpoise, counterposeconstitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
counterweight > pronunciation
Soundskaw'nterwey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > counterweight: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA weight that balances another weight.
Synonymscounterbalance, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser
Narrowersash weightA counterweight for a sliding sash
tare(chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis
BroaderweightAn artifact that is heavy
Spanishbalance, contrapeso, ecualizador
Catalancontrapès
Verbscounterweightconstitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
English > counterweight: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningconstitute a counterweight or counterbalance to.
PatternSomething ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymscounterpoise, counterpose
Broaderoppose, counterbalanceContrast with equal weight or force
Spanishcontrapesar, contraponer
Nounscounterweighta weight that balances another weight

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