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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Counterbalance  \Coun`ter*bal"ance\  (-b?l"ans),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p. 
  p.  {Counterbalanced}  (-anst);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Counterbalancing}.] 
  To  oppose  with  an  equal  weight  or  power;  to  counteract  the 
  power  or  effect  of  to  countervail;  to  equiponderate;  to 
  balance. 
 
  The  remaining  air  was  not  able  to  counterbalance  the 
  mercurial  cylinder.  --Boyle. 
 
  The  cstudy  of  mind  is  necessary  to  counterbalance  and 
  correct  the  influence  of  the  study  of  nature.  --Sir  W. 
  Hamilton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  counterbalancing 
  adj  :  serving  to  equilibrate;  "he  added  a  counterbalancing  weight" 




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