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Counterweight   /kˈaʊntərwˌeɪt/   Listen

Constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to.  Synonyms: counterpoise, counterpose.

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"Counterweight" Quotes from Famous Books

... men on the plea that the post of Inspector-General of the Yangtsze Valley, which had been given to him as a reward for refusing to throw in his lot with the Southern rebels, demanded larger forces. Yuan Shih-kai, although half-afraid of him, found him at various periods useful as a counterweight to other generals in the provinces; in any case he was not the man to risk anything by attempting to crush him. As he was planted with his men astride of the strategically important Pukow railway, it was always possible to order ...
— The Fight For The Republic In China • B.L. Putnam Weale

Words linked to "Counterweight" :   weight, sash weight, oppose, tare

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