What is another word for counterweight?

1102 synonyms found


[ kˈa͡ʊntəwˌe͡ɪt], [ kˈa‍ʊntəwˌe‍ɪt], [ k_ˈaʊ_n_t_ə_w_ˌeɪ_t]

Synonyms for Counterweight:

How to use "Counterweight" in context?

Counterweights are common devices used in modern equipment and engineering. They are used to balance out the scales of a balance beam or other weight-bearing object, so as to keep it from tipping over. In physics, a counterweight is a mass or other object, often small, added to a system in order to balancing its weight or altering its equilibrium.

Paraphrases for Counterweight:

Paraphrases are highlighted according to their relevancy:
- highest relevancy
- medium relevancy
- lowest relevancy

Homophones for Counterweight:

Word of the Day

bring to a screeching halt.