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Definitions for: COUNTERBALANCE

counterbalance
(n.) A weight, power, or agency, acting against or balancing another
(n.) A mass of metal in one side of a driving wheel or fly wheel, to balance the weight of a crank pin, etc., on the opposite side of the wheel
(n.) A counterpoise to balance the weight of anything, as of a drawbridge or a scale beam.
(v. t.) To oppose with an equal weight or power; to counteract the power or effect of; to countervail; to equiponderate; to balance.