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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A heavy object that balances another object v. - Constitute a balance to.

Usage examples (34)
  • This climate should produce an a important, long-term counterweight to the problems of our economy as a whole.
  • For me, playing the counterweight has been a dynamic experience.?
  • Leopold is the supposed inventor of the elevator aka the counterweight pulley.
  • Israel's official response to J Street, which though less than two years old has been described as a counterweight to AIPAC, has gone from chill to cold-shoulder. for more
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