Counterpoise

[ground system] A counterpoise is a network of suspended wires or cables (or a metal screen), used as a substitute for an earth (ground) connection in a radio antenna system. It is used with radio transmitters or receivers when a normal earth ground cannot be used because of high soil resistance or other reasons. It usually consists of a si
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Counterpoise

Counterpoise (1997-2011) is an alternative review journal formerly based in Gainesville, Florida (USA). It was founded in 1997 by Charles Willett (1932-2012), as a project of the AIP Task Force of the American Library Association`s Social Responsibilities Round Table. In January 2001, Counterpoise became a project of the Civic Media Center (an al.
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Counterpoise

Coun'ter┬Ěpoise` transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Counterpoised (-poizd`); present participle & verbal noun Counterpoising .] [ Middle English countrepesen , counterpeisen , F. contrepeser . See Cou
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Counterpoise

Coun'ter┬Ěpoise` noun [ Middle English countrepese , Old French contrepois , F. contrepods . See Counter , adv ., and Poise , noun ] 1. A weight sufficient to balance another, as in the opposite scale of a balance; an equal we
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Counterpoise

• (n.) An equal power or force acting in opposition; a force sufficient to balance another force. • (n.) A weight sufficient to balance another, as in the opposite scale of a balance; an equal weight. • (v. t.) To act against with equal power; to balance. • (n.) The relation of two weights or forces which balance each other; equ
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counterpoise

(from the article `military technology`) In general, the mechanical artillery of medieval times was inferior to that of the Classical world. The one exception was the trebuchet, an engine ...
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counterpoise

in electronics, portion of an antenna system that is composed of wires or other types of conductor arranged in a circular pattern at the base of the ...
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counterpoise

counterpoise A weight or force that balances another to which it is opposite; for instance, two children on a seesaw.
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counterpoise

a conductor, or system of conductors, buried in the ground, and connected to the footings of the supports of the line
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counterpoise

a system of conductors, elevated above and capacitively coupled to the ground, to provide the conductive surface for a vertical monopole antenna
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