The offsetting obligation to pay claims is contingent, unfixed and off on the horizon.
After two years, the middle-class cuts would also expire unless Congress paid for them with offsetting savings or tax increases.
When it comes to offsetting the negativity of disgust, does pride really work just as well as serenity?
But as the economy strengthens, interest rates will rise, offsetting some of the recovery's beneficial effect on the deficit.
Collective buying has also been a factor in offsetting the inroads of the "chains."
No care need be taken to prevent "offsetting" of the colour while printing.
Bore a few different-sized holes through it and you will have a very handy device for offsetting pipe.
There is a little trick in offsetting pipe that one will have to practice to obtain.
There were ways of offsetting them, however, and in this particular instance Congress was the way.
There is no balance, no justice, no offsetting the indecent by that which is noble and good.
1550s, "act of setting off" (on a journey, etc.), from off + set (adj.). Meaning "something 'set off' against something else, a counterbalance" is from 1769; the verb in this sense is from 1792. As a type of printing, in which the inked impression is first made on a rubber roller then transferred to paper, it is recorded from 1906.
A shoot that develops laterally at the base of a plant, often rooting to form a new plant. Many succulents and cacti are propagated by removing offsets and planting them elsewhere. See more at vegetative reproduction.