Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: counterpoise  'kawn-tu(r),poyz
  1. A weight that balances another weight
    - counterweight, counterbalance, balance, equalizer, equaliser [Brit]
Verb: counterpoise  'kawn-tu(r),poyz
  1. Constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
    - counterweight, counterpose

Derived forms: counterpoising, counterpoises, counterpoised

Type of: counterbalance, oppose, weight

Encyclopedia: Counterpoise