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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 Quotations

Clarity is the counterbalance of profound thoughts.
Luc de Clapiers

Boosting education will be a direct counterbalance to Boko Haram's appeal. In particular we must educate more young girls, ensuring they will grow up to be empowered through learning to play their full part as citizens of Nigeria and pull themselves up and out of poverty.
Muhammadu Buhari

And I think that the environment is one very strong way to counterbalance the chaotic nature of our life.
Minoru Yamasaki

My religion is my most precious possession. Except for it, I could easily have become excessively occupied with industry. Sharing responsibility for church work has been a vital counterbalance in my life.
George W. Romney

It's famous that comedians have a very dark personal state of mind. I think, in my case, it's the same. The only way to get deep is to have a balance, or a counterbalance.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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Counterbalance Translations

counterbalance in Norwegian is motvekt
counterbalance in Spanish is contrapeso
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