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1. counterpoise

noun. a weight that balances another weight.

Synonyms

  • counterweight
  • equalizer
  • equaliser
  • weight
  • sash weight
  • tare
  • counterbalance

Antonyms

  • radial asymmetry
  • asymmetry
  • disproportion
  • inequality

Etymology

  • contrepois (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. counterpoise

verb. constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to.

Synonyms

  • counterweight
  • counterpose
  • counterbalance

Antonyms

  • imbalance
  • natural object
  • light
  • lightness

Etymology

  • contrepois (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word counterpoise


1. Noun, singular or mass
Connect the counterpoise or ground wire from the antenna to the forward 1/4-inch screw, and secure with a washer and wingnut.

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