counter-balanced
counter-balanced counter-balanced counterbalanced counterbalancedadj. brought into equipoise by means of a weight or force that offsets another.

Syn: counterpoised. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • counterbalanced counter-balanced counterpoised — balanced al anced adj. being in a state of proper balance or equilibrium; opposite of {unbalanced}. the carefully balanced seesaw a properly balanced symphony orchestra a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history a balanced blend… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balanced — al anced adj. being in a state of proper balance or equilibrium; opposite of {unbalanced}. the carefully balanced seesaw a properly balanced symphony orchestra a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history a balanced blend of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Counter-Enlightenment — is a term used to refer to a movement that arose in the late 18th and early 19th centuries in opposition to the 18th century Enlightenment. The term is usually associated with Isaiah Berlin, who is often credited with coining it, perhaps taking… …   Wikipedia

  • Balanced arm lamps — A balanced arm lamp is a lamp with an adjustable folding arm which is constructed so that the force due to gravity is always counteracted, regardless of the position of the arms of the lamp. Many lamp brands (such as the Anglepoise and Luxo L 1… …   Wikipedia

  • Balanced flow — In atmospheric science, balanced flow is an idealisation of atmospheric motion. The idealisation consists in considering the behaviour of one isolated parcel of air having constant density, its motion on a horizontal plane subject to selected… …   Wikipedia

  • Counter-terrorism — Terrorism Definitions · Counter terrorism International conventions Anti terrorism legislation Terrorism insurance …   Wikipedia

  • Counter-Earth — For the Marvel Comics planet, see Counter Earth (comics). The Counter Earth is a hypothetical body of the Solar system first hypothesized by the presocratic philosopher Philolaus to support his non geocentric cosmology, in which all objects in… …   Wikipedia

  • well-balanced — balanced al anced adj. being in a state of proper balance or equilibrium; opposite of {unbalanced}. the carefully balanced seesaw a properly balanced symphony orchestra a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history a balanced blend… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • poised — balanced al anced adj. being in a state of proper balance or equilibrium; opposite of {unbalanced}. the carefully balanced seesaw a properly balanced symphony orchestra a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history a balanced blend… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • counterbalanced — counter balanced counter balanced counterbalanced counterbalancedadj. brought into equipoise by means of a weight or force that offsets another. Syn: counterpoised. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”