Counterbalance sentence example

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  • Counterbalance chains for the winding engines are used in the collieries of the Midland districts of England.

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  • She is with the School of Social Sciences, which provides a healthy counterbalance to my one-sided view of the world.

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  • The process needs a counterbalance to the conservation officer.

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  • But besides this, as Leslie has pointed out, the influence of Montesquieu tended to counterbalance the theoretic prepossessions produced by the doctrine of the jus naturae.

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  • Even with the particles retarding the motion of the aether, the same will be true if, to counterbalance the increased inertia, suitable forces are caused to act on the aether at all points where the inertia is altered.

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  • When Bedmar took up this appointment, Venice had just concluded an alliance with France, Switzerland and the Netherlands, to counterbalance the power of Spain, and the ambassador was instructed to destroy this league.

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  • Thus in the theory of masses we must know that two pounds of lead when put together will counterbalance in the scales two pounds of sugar, or a pound of lead and a pound of sugar.

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  • Their headquarters is Zahleh; but they are found also in strength in Metn and Jezzin, where they help to counterbalance Druses.

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  • House rent, provisions, clothing, are all very dear, and more than counterbalance the lowness of rates.

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  • The intermediate piers should also have considerable stability, so as to counterbalance the thrust arising when one arch is loaded while the other is free from load.

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  • He endeavoured to form a southern state on both sides of the Pyrenees, which should counterbalance the power of France north of the Loire.

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  • The provinces of Agram, Warasdin and Kreutz, previously included in Slavonia, were added to Croatia, to counterbalance the loss of territory in the Krajina.

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  • Furthermore, the recommendation by ORR to halve track access charges should prove a vital counterbalance to improvements in road haulage competitiveness.

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  • He finds a perfect counterbalance in Max, whose conscience and desire for self-preservation are at odds with each other throughout the film.

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  • Are wearables an effective counterbalance to the intrusiveness of ubiquitous computers?

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  • The bill provides that important counterbalance in those children's lives.

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  • Two other comments provide a useful counterbalance to such a cri de coeur.

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  • Being lean did not counterbalance the risk effect of being sedentary, " Hu said.

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  • The Duke is nicely understated in this atypical role, a nice counterbalance to costar Quinn's typically impassioned performance.

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  • They were able to incorporate their variable tilt counterbalance in a smaller package by using easily interchangeable springs.

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  • To counterbalance the new power Athens very rashly plunged into Peloponnesian politics with the ulterior object of inducing the states which had formerly recognized the hegemony of Sparta to transfer their allegiance to the Delian League.

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  • In 1580 the Jesuit mission to England was begun, and he accompanied Robert Parsons who, as superior, was intended to counterbalance Campion's fervour and impetuous zeal.

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  • Provided that they are properly maintained, counterbalance springs and similar counterbalance or ratchet devices to hold them in the open position are acceptable.

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  • Working on the same principle of counterbalance, the Horseback Exercise Machine Core Exerciser Giddyup features two motors which closely simulate the actions of riding a horse.

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  • Using the principle of counterbalance, you simply sit on the saddle and maintain your balance as the saddle moves you around.

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  • Check yourself on this to be sure you are not leaning as a counterbalance.

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  • In these instances the backward and forward strokes are made to counterbalance each other.

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  • In 1818, to counterbalance the influence of the Bible Society and especially of Scott's Commentaries, he began to edit with selected notes the Family Bible of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.

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  • He was one of the promoters of the constitutional club of Salm, formed to counterbalance the royalist club of Clichy, and he supported Barras in 1797 and 17 9 9 in the coups d'etat of 18 Fructidor, and of 18 Brumaire.

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  • The superior quality of the veteran British crews was more than enough to counterbalance a mere superiority in numbers.

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  • Nor can the superior polish of the more mature productions counterbalance the concentrated vigour of the more youthful work.

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  • In order to counterbalance their rivalry, the quays have been extended, a canal was opened in 1900 between the Trave and the Elbe, the river up to the wharves has been deepened to 25 ft.

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  • This estimate is unquestionably conservative, for there has been no large influx of European blood to counterbalance the race mixtures of earlier times.

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  • When the cage arrives at the surface, or rather the platform forming the working top above the mouth of the pit, it is received upon the keeps, a pair of hinged gratings which are kept in an inclined position over the pit-top by counterbalance weights, so that they are pushed aside to allow the cage to pass upwards, but fall back and receive it when the engine is reversed.

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  • Among these may be mentioned these hardships with a fortitude and patience which go far to counterbalance his faults.

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  • The box, I, has a hinged bottom with a projecting click finger which, as the box de - scends, plays idly over the staves of a ladder arc. When the weight is removed from the platform, the counterbalance, E, causes the finger, G, to run back to its zero position, carrying with it the finger M, and causing the click finger of the box, I, to trip open the bottom of the box and let the penny fall out.

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  • The time would then come when the centrifugal force on the outer parts of the mass would more than counterbalance the attraction of the centre, and thus we would have the outer parts left as a ring.

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  • When the bag is nearly charged to the weight of 4 lb, the weight of the bag of sugar overcomes the resistance of the counterbalance of the upper beam, and its front end drops a certain distance.

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  • If, for a twocompartment shaft, a pair of drums (or a single wide drum) be keyed to the engine shaft, with the ropes wound in opposite directions, the hoisting is " in balance," that is, the cages and cars counterbalance each other, so that the engine has to raise only the useful load of mineral, plus the rope.

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  • His guiding principle in treating both of the history and of the present condition of the church was - that Christianity has room for the various tendencies of human nature, and aims at permeating and glorifying them all; that according to the divine plan these various tendencies are to occur successively and simultaneously and to counterbalance each other, so that the freedom and variety of the development of the spiritual life ought not to be forced into a single dogmatic form" (Otto Pfleiderer, Development of Theology, p. 280).

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