verb (used with object), coun·ter·poised, coun·ter·pois·ing.
Origin of counterpoise
Related Words for counterpoisedsubdue, nullify, redress, counterbalance, offset, negate, overcome, outweigh, neutralize, equal, counteract, balance, exceed, overshadow, prevail, eclipse, surpass, rehabilitate, restore, compensate
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Historical Examples of counterpoised
The lots, therefore, counterpoised each other pretty fairly.The Stock-Feeder's Manual
Charles Alexander Cameron
We have called witnesses on this point alone, and have more than counterpoised the evidence produced upon the opposite side.The Underground Railroad
Any remaining undissolved can be filtered off on a counterpoised filter paper, and heated in a water oven until absolutely dry.
Each section of the nation fatally hampered and counterpoised the other with a perpetual rivalry and menace.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings
F. W. Farrar
After three hours the precipitate is collected on counterpoised filters and washed.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth