Offsetting
Offset Off*set", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Offset}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Offsetting}.] 1. To set off; to place over against; to balance; as, to offset one account or charge against another. [1913 Webster]

2. To form an offset in, as in a wall, rod, pipe, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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