counterweight

[n] - an equivalent counterbalancing weight 2. [v] - constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
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counterweight

counterbalance noun a weight that balances another weight
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counterweight

counterpoise verb constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
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Counterweight

Added weight on traction elevators which counterbalances the weight of an elevator car plus approximately 40% of the capacity load. The traction car & counterweight diagrams is shown below:
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Counterweight

[The Outer Limits] `Counterweight` is an episode of the original The Outer Limits television show. It first aired on 26 December 1964, during the second season. ==Opening narration== `The great unknown: Limitless heavens crowded with sparking mysteries, challenging Man`s curiosity. But the heavens are not oceans. Man cannot push a boat into
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Counterweight

A counterweight is an equivalent counterbalancing weight that balances a load. Counterweights are often used in traction lifts (elevators), cranes and funfair rides. In these applications, the expected load multiplied by the distance that load will be spaced from the central support (called the `tipping point`) must be equal to the counterweight..
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Counterweight

A method of flying (qv) in which weights are used to balance the load being carried on the wire fly lines, so that brute strength is not needed by the flyman (qv)
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