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1. counterweight

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌweɪt'] a weight that balances another weight.

Synonyms

  • equalizer
  • equaliser
  • weight
  • counterpoise
  • sash weight
  • tare
  • counterbalance

Antonyms

  • radial asymmetry
  • asymmetry
  • disproportion
  • inequality

Etymology

  • counter- (English)
  • weight (English)
  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Counterweight

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  • adequate
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  • braithwaite
  • cowperthwaite
  • deadweight
  • featherweight
  • fluctuate
  • garthwaite
  • goldthwaite
  • graduate
  • heavyweight
  • hundredweight
  • inadequate
  • middleweight
  • paperweight
  • perpetuate
  • welterweight

Example sentences of the word counterweight


1. Noun, singular or mass
Test this by pulling the sprayer out and allowing the counterweight to pull the hose back into the hole.

2. Adjective
An understanding of counterweight systems is necessary for those operating the fly rail.

2. counterweight

verb. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌweɪt'] constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to.

Synonyms

  • counterpoise
  • counterpose
  • counterbalance

Antonyms

  • imbalance
  • natural object
  • light
  • lightness

Etymology

  • counter- (English)
  • weight (English)
  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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