An example of an offset is coconut milk which can be added to a curry dish to minimize the spicy taste.
An array of bytes uses its index as the offset, of words a multiple thereof.
I'll offset the time difference locally.
To offset one charge against another.
Fringe benefits designed to offset low salaries.
Origin of offset
- From off- +"Ž set, used to construct the noun form of the verb to set off.