counterweight definition

  • noun:
    • A weight made use of as a counterbalance.
    • A force or influence similarly counteracting another.
    • much size of often iron or concrete, mechanically connected against lots that will be becoming raised and lowered, using the intent of reducing the level of work which needs to be done to effect the raising and lowering. Counterweights are used, including, in cable-hauled elevators plus some kinds of movable bridges (e.g. a bascule connection).
    • A weight into the opposing scale; a counterpoise.
    • a weight that balances another weight
    • A weight used as a counterbalance.
    • A force or impact equally counteracting another.
    • much mass of usually metal or concrete, mechanically linked in opposition to lots which is to be raised and lowered, because of the intention of reducing the level of work which needs to be done to effect the raising and bringing down. Counterweights are used, like, in cable-hauled elevators plus some kinds of movable bridges (example. a bascule bridge).
    • a body weight within the other scale; a counterpoise.
    • a weight that balances another fat
  • verb:
    • to suit with a counterweight.
    • constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
    • to match with a counterweight.
    • constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to

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