Definition of Counterpoised in English :

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Counterpoised meaning in English

Meaning of Counterpoised in English

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Counterpoised pronunciation in English

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Counterpoised

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Adjective

1. counterbalanced, counterpoised

brought into equipoise by means of a weight or force that offsets another

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Counterpoised

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noun
1. 
a force, influence, etc, that counterbalances another
2. 
a state of balance; equilibrium
3. 
a weight that balances another
4. 
a radial array of metallic wires, rods, or tubes arranged horizontally around the base of a vertical aerial to increase its transmitting efficiency
verb (transitive)
5. 
to oppose with something of equal effect, weight, or force; offset
6. 
to bring into equilibrium
7. archaic
to consider (one thing) carefully in relation to another

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Counterpoised

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noun
1. 
a weight that balances another
2. 
a force, influence, or power that balances or neutralizes another
3. 
a state of balance or equilibrium
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈcounterˌpoised or ˈcounterˌpoising
4. 
counterbalance

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Counterpoised

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n.
1. A counterbalancing weight.
2. A force or influence that balances or equally counteracts another.
3. The state of being in equilibrium.
tr.v. coun·ter·poised, coun·ter·pois·ing, coun·ter·pois·es
1. To oppose with an equal weight; counterbalance.
2. To act against with an equal force or power; offset.

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