Definition of Counterbalances

1. Noun. (plural of counterbalance) ¹



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Definition of Counterbalances

1. counterbalance [v] - See also: counterbalance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterbalances

counterattacker
counterattackers
counterattacking
counterattacks
counterattract
counterattracted
counterattracting
counterattraction
counterattractions
counterattractive
counterattracts
counterbalance
counterbalanced
counterbalancer
counterbalancers
counterbalances (current term)
counterbalancing
counterbattery
counterbattery fire
counterbeat
counterbeats
counterbiblical
counterbid
counterbidder
counterbidders
counterbidding
counterbids
counterblast
counterblasts
counterblockade

Literary usage of Counterbalances

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1. On Mr. Spencer's Unification of Knowledge by Malcolm Guthrie (1882)
"General Survey of the counterbalances. In order to attain a general conception of Biology, considered as a system of counterbalances to external forces, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Construction and Operation of Wood-working Machines by John Richards (1872)
"counterbalances on saw-mills and scroll-saws are themes as old as our country. Old millwrights who built our " log-sawing" mills of rude and imperfect ..."

3. The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopædia: Comprehending Practical by Luke Hebert (1848)
"... as much water is let out from the double bottom q of the cradle o as will cause the counterbalances to preponderate when they descend, and thereby cause ..."

4. The Journal of Jurisprudence by Law Library Microform Consortium (1863)
"... dispensing justice which more than counterbalances its advantages in contrast with a system which, in other respects, is necessarily so much inferior. ..."

5. Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States by Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Meeting (1904)
"... that of other soldiers, and that the utility of the instrument more than counterbalances the Hospital Corps Squad Showing Equipment. additional weight. ..."

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