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Definition of Counterbalance


  1. To oppose with an equal weight or power; to counteract the power or effect of; to countervail; to equiponderate; to balance.
  2. A weight, power, or agency, acting against or balancing another
  3. A mass of metal in one side of a driving wheel or fly wheel, to balance the weight of a crank pin, etc., on the opposite side of the wheel
  4. A counterpoise to balance the weight of anything, as of a drawbridge or a scale beam.

Counterbalance Translations

counterbalance in Norwegian is motvekt
counterbalance in Spanish is contrapeso