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Counterpoise (v. t.) To act against with equal weight; to equal in weight; to balance the weight of; to counterbalance.
Counterpoise (v. t.) To act against with equal power; to balance.
Counterpoise (n.) A weight sufficient to balance another, as in the opposite scale of a balance; an equal weight.
Counterpoise (n.) An equal power or force acting in opposition; a force sufficient to balance another force.
Counterpoise (n.) The relation of two weights or forces which balance each other; equilibrium; equiponderance.