Sentence Examples


  • The weight of the handles and their supports is balanced by the counterpoise z.
  • It was partly in order to counterpoise the power of archdeacons that bishops created officials (Fournier, p. 8).
  • From that time Russia gravitated slowly towards an alliance with France, and sought to create a counterpoise against the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria and Italy.
  • The counterpoise w balances the head about its axis of rotation.
  • The fruit of his policy, which made of Rome a counterpoise against the effete empire of the Greeks upon the one hand and against the pressure of the feudal kingdom on the other, was seen in the succeeding century.