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Counterweight

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Definition of the noun counterweight

What does counterweight mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: counterweights

  1. a weight that balances another weight

Alternative definition of the noun counterweight

noun

  1. A heavy mass of often iron or concrete, mechanically linked in opposition to a load which is to be raised and lowered, with the intent of reducing the amount of work which must be done to effect the raising and lowering. Counterweights are used, for example, in cable-hauled elevators and some kinds of movable bridges (e.g. a bascule bridge).

Definition of the verb counterweight

What does counterweight mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: counterweighted | counterweighting | counterweights

  1. constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to

Writings

"Counterweight" is a book written by Daniel Broun.

  • language: English Language
  • genre: Fiction
  • released on (53 years ago)
  • award: - Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author nomination for Daniel Broun

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Counterweight

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Google previewFast/Forward (2017)

Make Your Company Fit for the Future by Julian Birkinshaw, Jonas Ridderstråle

retailer John Lewis the counterweight is the Employee Council, which represents the employees as the ultimate owners of the company. At London Business School, it is the “appointments committee” that ensures faculty are promoted ...

Google previewExperimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs for Generalized Causal Inference (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Counterbalancing: 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 ...

Google previewPhysics, Principles with Applications (2016)

Physics, Physics by CTI Reviews

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 ...

Google previewIntroduction to Quantitative Statistical Analyses (2016)

by CTI Reviews

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 ...

Google previewCode of Federal Regulations (2001)

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The counterweight is a weight used to supplement the weight of the machine in providing stability for lifting working loads. (21) Designated means selected or assigned by the employer or the employer's representative as being qualified to ...

Google previewPhysics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A counterweight is an equivalent counterbalancing weight that balai load. Uses A counterweight is often used in traction lifts (elevators), cranes an( rides. In these applications, the expected load multiplied by the dist that load will be spaced ...

Google previewThe Art and Practice of Statistics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Counterbalancing: A counterweight is an equivalent Counterbalancing weight thatbalances aload. A counterweight is often used in traction lifts (elevators), cranes and funfair rides. In these applications, the expected load multiplied by the ...

Google previewPhysics for Scientists and Engineers, Chapters 1-37 (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A counterweight is an equivalent counterbalancing weight that balai load. Uses A counterweight is often used in traction lifts (elevators), cranes an( rides. In these applications, the expected load multiplied by the dist that load will be spaced ...

Google previewDiscovering Statistics Using SAS (2016)

Statistics, Statistics by CTI Reviews

A counterweight is an equivalent Counterbalancing weight that l: load. A counterweight is often used in traction lifts (elevators), cranes rides. ln these applications, the expected load multiplied by the < that load will be spaced from the central ...

Google previewWealth (2012)

Grow It and Protect It, Updated and Revised by Stuart E. Lucas

The counterweight is the energy and capital you have tied up in your career, a family business, or a new business enterprise. Holding the two weights firmly together is sound cash flow management. Many people who engage in Barbell ...

Google previewPhysics for Scientists and Engineers (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A counterweight is an equivalent counterbalancing weight that bala| load. Uses A counterweight is often used in traction lifts (elevators), cranes an( rides. In these applications, the expected load multiplied by the dist. that load will be spaced ...

Google previewDJing For Dummies (2014)

by John Steventon

The tonearm may require adjustment to two different aspects: ✓ Counterweight ✓ Height. Counterweight. The counterweight is a weight on the back ...

Google previewPhysics for Scientists and Engineers Volume 1 and 2 (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A counterweight is an equivalent counterbalancing weight that balai a load. Uses A counterweight is often used in traction lifts (elevators), cranes an( funfair rides. In these applications, the expected load multiplied byt distance that load will be ...

Google previewOn The Edge (2012)

by Anthony Giddens

The second counterweight is that capitalism has to respect prevailing mores and social institutions; for example, at the moment multinationals find that they have to respect the growing green and human rights movements. Heineken had to pull ...

Google previewBreverton's Encyclopedia of Inventions (2013)

by Terry Breverton

COUNTERWEIGHT. TREBUCHET. ––—1187—–– MARDI BIN ALI ALTARSUSI FL.1187, SYRIA Amongst alTarsusi's writings was a military treatise for Saladin with the inspiring title of “Information forthe intelligent on how to escape injury in ...

Google previewThe New Weapons of the World Encyclopedia (2007)

An International Encyclopedia from 5000 B.C. to the 21st Century by Diagram Group

Counterweight-powered engines could throw heavier missiles than any other mechanical artillery, although range and velocity were inferior to those of the biggest torsion-powered catapults. The massive counterweight and throwing arm ...

Google previewUre̓s Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines (1878)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure, Robert Hunt

the column of water which would press the gas within the gasometer, were no counterweight employed; it consists as follows:9. for the highest position -# ; 10. for the lowest = *#, For the case when the height of the gasholder is different from its ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology (2011)

The Secret Art of the Performer by Eugenio Barba, Nicola Savarese

Analysing the belle courbe will help us understand how one succeeds in creating an equivalence by using counterweight and will also clarify the respective functions of the various parts of the performer's body. The trunk and the legs never ...

Google previewThe Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre (2013)

by Jonathan Law

counterweight system A system for raising and lowering scenery by...

Google previewUre's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines (1878)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure

the column of water which would press the gas within the gasomcter, were no counterweight employcd ; it consists as follows :— 9. for the highest position = 2 %); 272p 50 For the case when the height of the gasholder is difl'erent from its ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Health (2003)

by David Worthington

counterweight. A weight applied to the other side ofasimplemachinesuchasa lever or pulley in order to balance theweight(usuallytheload)on the other side. Counterweights areused,forexample,inthe frames of SASH WINDOWS to achieve a ...

Google previewA Military Dictionary, Comprising Terms, Scientific and Otherwise, Connected with the Science of War (1876)

by G. E. Major-general Voyle

The principle of the Moncrieff invention is this : — " By a simple application of counterweight with a moving fulcrum, the carriage lowers the gun out of fire. The gun of its own accord rises into the firing position, the energy of the recoil being ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living (2011)

by Abigail R. Gehring

They were fitted with a dial gauge, a vent port in the form of a petcock or counterweight, and a safety fuse. Modern pressure canners are lightweight, thin- walled kettles; most have turn-on lids. They have a jar rack, gasket, dial or weighted ...

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