Noun(1) a weight that balances another weight
Verb(1) constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
(1) This is original stuff, and makes the book a useful counterpoise to my favourite architectural history book, Nervi's Aesthetics and Technology in Building.(2) These curve in counterpoise to the curve of the shell, enhancing the reciprocal nature of the two structures.(3) Burlesque served as a way to counterpoise what these veterans felt was a menacing trend perpetuated by elites - the threat of black equality and a perversion of the war's memory.(4) As a course offering, it would perhaps be more useful at the graduate level as a supplement and counterpoise to more traditional thinking on the subject.(5) Thus was conjured up the myth of the Anglo-Saxon supremacy and its counterpoise , the rapid descent of the degenerate post-Roman Britons back to the mud huts and pig sties from which their Italian masters had briefly roused them.(6) He will be a fitting counterpoise to Hindu, and for that matter any other communalism, and a persuasive harbinger of the Indian version of secularism.(7) The Don's barely understood emotional meandering is the counterpoise and counterpoint to Kitri's rational love for Basilo.(8) The European Union, meanwhile, is patiently assembling the economic girth and institutional confidence to act as the leading counterpoise to Washington.(9) Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian pursued the poetics of counterpoise in their art.(10) Though he goes into great detail about the complexities of the rhetoric of self in counterpoise with society, Vasquez seems to leave the dichotomy intact, giving us a sense of two disparate rhetorical models.(11) Since the Long Parliament and those of the interregnum had abused their authority as freely as Charles I had done, it seemed pointless to build them up as a counterpoise to the Crown.(12) In 1980, it seemed, these two attitudes were in perfect counterpoise .(13) Here, then, in the balance of the hands, is illustrated a counterpoise of creation and destruction in the play of the cosmic dance.(14) Down These Mean Streets thus offers an interesting counterpoise to Appiah's critique of Du Bois, and to all searches for a ├ö├ç├┐purified├ö├ç├û discourse of race.(15) Mr Sparrow said the site was the only green space in a largely built-up area and had, until recent ├ö├ç├┐unsympathetic├ö├ç├û pruning, been a ├ö├ç├┐green counterpoise to the surrounding buildings├ö├ç├û.(16) the organization sees the power of Brussels as a counterpoise to that of London
(1) counterpoise :: counterpoise
1. counterweight ::
2. equalizer ::
3. counterbalance ::
4. balance ::
5. counterweight ::
6. counterpose ::
Different Formscounterpoise, counterpoised, counterpoises, counterpoising
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