Definition of Counterweights

1. Noun. (plural of counterweight) ¹



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Definition of Counterweights

1. counterweight [v] - See also: counterweight

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterweights

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Literary usage of Counterweights

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1. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1905)
"These counterweights which were exceptionally large were adopted and gave satisfactory results. 2. In addition to the problem of lessening the vibrations ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Gas Institute by American Gas Institute (1914)
"... elevator counterweights. The valve was so located on the pump that the head of the workman adjusting it was brought directly under the counterweight and ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"It was shown theoretically that when the generators were coupled together with the counterweights opposed, or at 180° from each other, ..."

4. A Catechism of the Steam Engine in Its Various Applications to Mines, Mills by John Bourne (1865)
"It was found in the Himalaya, that without the counterweights, the engines gave a most uneasy motion to the vessel, and also worked with great tremor and ..."

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