Synonyms for counterweight

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It ascends by the counterweight at the pump end of the working beam.

The counterweight may be tied up, thereby opening the damper.

The stone rose at the first endeavor, as if a counterweight had forced the other end down.

A cord is attached to the top of the coop frame, and runs over the pulley, and is attached to a counterweight.

At the opposite end of the box frame a counterweight was attached which balanced about 700 lb.

At one end of the beam is a counterweight, at the other end the stone is suspended; the beam is divided into ten equal parts.

The specific gravity is then found as follows: First, counterpoise the counterweight.

The tranquillity of my outward circumstances has its counterweight m the excitability of my nature.

When the gun is fired the recoil raises the counterweight, and the gun descends and is locked in its lower position.

After loading the pawls are tripped, and the greater gravity of the counterweight raises the gun to firing position again.

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