Definition of Counterpoising

1. Verb. (present participle of counterpoise) ¹



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Definition of Counterpoising

1. counterpoise [v] - See also: counterpoise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterpoising

counterplot
counterplots
counterplotted
counterplotter
counterplotters
counterplotting
counterploy
counterploys
counterpoint
counterpointed
counterpointing
counterpoints
counterpoise
counterpoised
counterpoises
counterpoising (current term)
counterpoison
counterpoisons
counterpole
counterpoles
counterpose
counterposed
counterposes
counterposing
counterposition
counterpositional
counterpositions
counterpower
counterpowers
counterprejudice

Literary usage of Counterpoising

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1. Elevators: A Practical Treatise on the Development and Design of Hand, Belt by John H. Jallings (1918)
"counterpoising Early Forms Development. In this section are described the construction and methods of application of the various forms of counterpoise ..."

2. Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1847)
"By this means the connection of the chains with the counterpoising weights would be set at liberty as the tide rose, and the tube would be supported by the ..."

3. The British Journal of Photographyby Liverpool Photographic Society by Liverpool Photographic Society (1874)
"But, even with the uneven beam, the absolute weight can be obtained by " double weighing." This consists in carefully counterpoising the ..."

4. An Ephemeris of Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Therapeutics and Collateral by Edawrd P. Squibbs (1885)
"As the counterpoising flask was hermetically sealed with ... the counterpoising varied from '01 to '03 gram, as the barometer was above or below 30 inches ..."

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