We need all the counterweights we can muster to balance the sad relations of life.
This patent, granted to James Pickard in 1780, claimed only the arrangement of counterweights, not the crank.
They have counterweights, and a machine with boiling water in it which I do not understand: it is not of British design.
It consisted of having the counterweights flexibly mounted instead of being rigidly bolted, as was common practice.
Paddle wheels are sometimes provided with cast iron floats to act as counterweights to some unbalanced part of the engine.
The trials were made with a movable glass bell, with counterweights, containing a half-pound of carbide.
They are raised and lowered by means of chains and counterweights, moved by the crane l.
Counterweights and hand winches are much in use for the lighter natures of guns.
Ruth's gay friends acted as counterweights in her mind to Rebecca's troubles.
There are counterweights, just as in a window, which makes the heaviest rock move easily.