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An electrical potential (voltage), especially as measured in electrical components such as transformers or power lines involved in the transmission of electrical power.
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  1. An electrical potential (voltage), especially as measured in electrical components such as transformers or power lines involved in the transmission of electrical power.
  2. (Physics, engineering) Force transmitted through a rope, string, cable, or similar object (used with prepositions on, in, or of, e.g., "The tension in the cable is 1000 N", to convey that the same magnitude of force applies to objects attached to both ends).
  3. Stress on a material produced by the pull of forces tending to cause extension
(Mathematics) The number left over after a simple subtraction
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  1. (Mathematics) The number left over after a simple subtraction
  2. What is left when a part is taken away; the rest
  3. The part of a decedent’s estate that is not otherwise specifically bequeathed in a will; a future interest vested in a third person, and intended to occur after the termination of the preceding estate(s). For instance if a grant is made “to Bob for life, and then to Erica,” Erica’s interest upon the death of Bob is the remainder. The part of a decedent’s estate that is not otherwise specifically bequeathed in a will; a future interest vested in a third person, and intended to occur after the termination of the preceding estate(s). For instance if a grant is made “to Bob for life, and then to Erica,” Erica’s interest upon the death of Bob is the remainder.
An amount or quantity beyond what is normal or sufficient; a surplus:
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  1. An amount or quantity beyond what is normal or sufficient; a surplus:
  2. The state of exceeding what is normal or sufficient:
  3. Intemperance; overindulgence:
The excess of the total accumulated assets of a business over its liabilities and capital stock outstanding
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  1. The excess of the total accumulated assets of a business over its liabilities and capital stock outstanding
  2. An amount or quantity in excess of what is needed.
  3. Excess of receipts over expenditures.
Equality in distribution, as of weight, relationship, or emotional forces; equilibrium.
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  1. Equality in distribution, as of weight, relationship, or emotional forces; equilibrium.
  2. A state of balance; equilibrium.
  3. Equal distribution of weight; state of balance, or equilibrium
Balance; stability
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  1. Balance; stability
  2. That which causes a balance; a counterweight.
  3. (Now Rare) A suspension of activity in a condition of balance
A weight sufficient to balance another, as in the opposite scale of a balance; an equal weight.
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  1. A weight sufficient to balance another, as in the opposite scale of a balance; an equal weight.
  2. A state of balance or equilibrium
  3. An equal power or force acting in opposition; a force sufficient to balance another force.
A condition in which all acting influences are canceled by others, resulting in a stable, balanced, or unchanging system.
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  1. A condition in which all acting influences are canceled by others, resulting in a stable, balanced, or unchanging system.
  2. (Chemistry) The state of a reversible chemical reaction in which its forward and reverse reactions occur at equal rates so that the concentration of the reactants and products remains the same.
  3. (Physics) The state of a body or physical system at rest or in unaccelerated motion in which the resultant of all forces acting on it is zero and the sum of all torques about any axis is zero.
Beauty as a result of pleasing proportions or harmonious arrangement:
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  1. Beauty as a result of pleasing proportions or harmonious arrangement:
  2. Balance or beauty of form or proportion, esp. as resulting from such correspondence
  3. The correspondence of the form and arrangement of elements or parts on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane or about a center or an axis:
The second stage of the Hegelian dialectic process, representing the opposite of the thesis.
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  1. The second stage of the Hegelian dialectic process, representing the opposite of the thesis.
  2. The direct or exact opposite:
  3. A figure of speech in which sharply contrasting ideas are juxtaposed in a balanced or parallel phrase or grammatical structure, as in
A bend in a pipe, bar, or other straight continuous piece made to allow it to pass around an obstruction.
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  1. A bend in a pipe, bar, or other straight continuous piece made to allow it to pass around an obstruction.
  2. A short distance measured perpendicularly from the main line in surveying, used to help in calculating the area of an irregular plot.
  3. (Mech.) A curve or bend in a metal bar, pipe, etc. to permit it to pass an obstruction
(Chemistry) The quantity of the combining power of an atom, expressed in hydrogen units; the number of hydrogen atoms can combine with, or be exchanged for; valency.
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  1. (Chemistry) The quantity of the combining power of an atom, expressed in hydrogen units; the number of hydrogen atoms can combine with, or be exchanged for; valency.
  2. The condition of being equivalent; equality of quantity, value, force, meaning, etc.
  3. (Uncountable) The condition of being equivalent or essentially equal.
A force or influence equally counteracting another.
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  1. A force or influence equally counteracting another.
  2. A weight used to balance another weight; counterpoise
  3. (Figuratively) A force or influence that balances, checks or limits an opposite one.
The act of equalizing, or state of being equalized.
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  1. The act of equalizing, or state of being equalized.
  2. The act of revising assessed values of real property to make tax rates consistent or of amending the tax rates themselves to achieve consistency among similar taxes. The act of revising assessed values of real property to make tax rates consistent or of amending the tax rates themselves to achieve consistency among similar taxes.
The state or condition of being the same in power, value, rank, etc.; equality
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  1. The state or condition of being the same in power, value, rank, etc.; equality
  2. A price for certain farm products, usually maintained by government price supports, designed to keep the purchasing power of the farmer at the level of a designated base period
  3. (Physics) A symmetry property of a wave function: expressed as +1 if no difference can be detected between the wave function and its mirror image, and as –1 if the wave function is changed only in sign
Excess of a corporation's net assets over the face value of its capital stock.
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  1. Excess of a corporation's net assets over the face value of its capital stock.
  2. A quantity or amount over and above what is needed or used; something left over; excess
  3. The excess of the total accumulated assets of a business over its liabilities and capital stock outstanding
The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre. The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre.
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  1. The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre. The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre.
  2. The sum remaining after all costs, direct and indirect, are deducted from the income of a business, the selling price, etc.
  3. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
A place where steel (possibly other metals as well) is stored and sold.
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  1. A place where steel (possibly other metals as well) is stored and sold.
  2. A transportable balance with unequal arm lengths.
  3. A balance, or scale, consisting of a metal arm suspended from above by a pivot close to one end: the object to be weighed is hung from the shorter end and a sliding weight is moved along the graduated longer end until the whole arm balances
The ability to see things in a true relationship
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  1. The ability to see things in a true relationship
  2. The art of picturing objects or a scene in such a way, e.g., by converging lines (linear perspective), as to show them as they appear to the eye with reference to relative distance or depth
  3. A picture in perspective
The quality of being discreet, or careful about what one does and says; prudence
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  1. The quality of being discreet, or careful about what one does and says; prudence
  2. The freedom of choice and of action of a judge, prosecutor, or other public official, within the defined scope of his or her responsibilities. For example, in a criminal matter a judge may have wide discretion to release the defendant on recognizance or to demand bail in any amount, based on the judge’s view of the defendant as a flight risk. The freedom of choice and of action of a judge, prosecutor, or other public official, within the defined scope of his or her responsibilities. For example, in a criminal matter a judge may have wide discretion to release the defendant on recognizance or to demand bail in any amount, based on the judge’s view of the defendant as a flight risk.
  3. (Archaic) The ability or power to discern what is responsible or socially appropriate:
A perception produced by this ability.
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  1. A perception produced by this ability.
  2. The ability to see and understand clearly the inner nature of things, esp. by intuition
  3. The ability to discern the true nature of a situation, especially by intuition.
The state of being steady
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  1. The state of being steady
  2. The degree of stability
To cause to be or stay in equipoise.
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  1. To cause to be or stay in equipoise.
  2. To act or make to act as an equipoise.
To act against with equal weight; to equal in weight; to balance the weight of; to counterbalance.
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  1. To act against with equal weight; to equal in weight; to balance the weight of; to counterbalance.
  2. To act against with equal power; to balance.
  3. Counterbalance
To act as a counteracting force, influence, or weight to; counterpoise.
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  1. To act as a counteracting force, influence, or weight to; counterpoise.
  2. (Figuratively) To match or equal in effect, but acting in opposition
  3. To be a counterbalance to; offset
To keep (something) in equilibrium; to hold suspended or balanced. [from 17th c.]
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  1. To keep (something) in equilibrium; to hold suspended or balanced. [from 17th c.]
  2. The unit of dynamic viscosity in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter, or 0.1 pascal-seconds.
  3. To hold (something) in equilibrium, to hold balanced and ready; to carry (something) ready to be used. [from 16th c.]
To set against; place opposite, in balance or contrast
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  1. To set against; place opposite, in balance or contrast
  2. To present in counterbalance or contrast:
  3. To set as an opposite in position:
To make or become steady.
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  1. To make or become steady.
  2. In a steady manner
To counterbalance or counteract the effect of; render ineffective.
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  1. To counterbalance or counteract the effect of; render ineffective.
  2. (Slang) To remove as a threat, especially by killing.
  3. To cause an acidic solution to become neutral by adding a base to it or to cause a basic solution to become neutral by adding an acid to it. Salt and water are usually formed in the process.
To knock to the ground; demolish; lay low
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  1. To knock to the ground; demolish; lay low
  2. To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
  3. So as to be level; so as to be flat, even, in line, etc.
Milton
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  1. Milton
  2. To constitute or induce equality, equilibrium, or balance.
  3. To compensate for or correct (varying frequency response characteristics) in recording, playback, etc.
To bring into or be in equilibrium; balance or counterbalance
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  1. To bring into or be in equilibrium; balance or counterbalance
To make, become, or be even; level off; equalize or be equalized
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  1. To make, become, or be even; level off; equalize or be equalized
  2. Though it may seem improbable; moreover; indeed; fully
  3. Indeed; moreover. Used as an intensive:
To measure or apportion (a certain quantity) by weight. Often used with out:
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  1. To measure or apportion (a certain quantity) by weight. Often used with out:
  2. To consider and choose carefully
  3. To balance or ponder in the mind; consider in order to make a choice
To act directly against; check, neutralize, or undo the effect of with opposing action
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  1. To act directly against; check, neutralize, or undo the effect of with opposing action
  2. To act in opposition to; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.
To serve to balance or offset something
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  1. To serve to balance or offset something
  2. To make satisfactory payment or reparation to; recompense or reimburse:
  3. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
To fasten, connect, join, or bind in any way
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  1. To fasten, connect, join, or bind in any way
  2. To fasten, attach, or bind together or to something else, as with string, cord, or rope made secure by knotting, etc.
  3. To attach or fasten (one thing to another) by string or the like.
To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
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  1. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
  2. To come into conformity, as with one's surroundings; become suited, as to one's associates, circumstances, etc.
  3. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
To counteract the force or effectiveness of.
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  1. To counteract the force or effectiveness of.
  2. To prevent from happening
  3. To make valueless or useless; bring to nothing
To be or provide an equal for; match.
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  1. To be or provide an equal for; match.
  2. To make (one thing) parallel to another
  3. To compare (things, ideas, etc.) in order to show similarity or likeness
To decide or announce that (a planned or scheduled event) will not take place, especially with no intention of holding it at a later time:
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  1. To decide or announce that (a planned or scheduled event) will not take place, especially with no intention of holding it at a later time:
  2. To blot out, deface, mark off, perforate, destroy, or otherwise physically alter a writing to render it void.
  3. To mark or perforate (a postage stamp or check, for example) to indicate that it may not be used again.
To form a harmonious combination; match:
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  1. To form a harmonious combination; match:
  2. One of a set of numbers that determines the position of a point. Only one coordinate is needed if the point is on a line, two if the point is in a plane, and three if it is in space.
  3. To cause to work or function in a common action or effort:
To adjust or arrange again.
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  1. To adjust or arrange again.
To treat, regard, or express as equal, equivalent, identical, or closely related
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  1. To treat, regard, or express as equal, equivalent, identical, or closely related
  2. To be or seem to be equal; correspond.
  3. To consider, treat, or depict as equal or equivalent:
To lose weight deliberately. Often used with down.
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  1. To lose weight deliberately. Often used with down.
  2. To cut (something) down to the required size or shape
  3. To change one's opinions or viewpoint so as to satisfy opposing factions, etc.; compromise
To be like (another) or be a counterpart to:
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  1. To be like (another) or be a counterpart to:
  2. To do as well as or better than in competition; equal:
  3. To flip or reveal (coins) as a form of gambling or to decide something contested, the winner being determined by the combination of faces thus exposed
(Intransitive, idiomatic) to get to a stable level, to cease oscillating
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  1. (Intransitive, idiomatic) to get to a stable level, to cease oscillating
To join two people into a relationship.
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  1. To join two people into a relationship.
  2. (Intransitive, politics, dated) To agree with one of the opposite party or opinion to abstain from voting on specified questions or issues.
To give back (something taken away, lost, etc.); make restitution of
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  1. To give back (something taken away, lost, etc.); make restitution of
  2. To bring back to a former or normal condition, as by repairing, rebuilding, altering, etc.
  3. To bring back into existence or use; reestablish:
To bring into a harmonious or responsive relationship:
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  1. To bring into a harmonious or responsive relationship:
  2. To bring into harmony or accord.
  3. (Music) to bring into musical accord
To be in harmony; accord; agree
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  1. To be in harmony; accord; agree
  2. To bring or come into agreement or harmony.
  3. To add chords to (a melody) so as to form a harmony
To adjust (an engine, for example) for maximum usability or performance.
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  1. To adjust (an engine, for example) for maximum usability or performance.
  2. To adapt to some condition, mood, etc.; bring into harmony or agreement
  3. To adjust or adopt in order to meet specific requirements or conditions, especially:
(Archaic) To match or equal
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  1. (Archaic) To match or equal
  2. To counteract; be successful, useful, etc. against; avail against
  3. To act against an often detrimental influence or power.
To be in agreement, unity, or harmony.
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  1. To be in agreement, unity, or harmony.
  2. (Archaic) To cause to conform or agree; bring into harmony.
  3. To give or grant, especially as being due or appropriate:
To communicate (with someone) by exchanging letters, esp. regularly
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  1. To communicate (with someone) by exchanging letters, esp. regularly
  2. To communicate by letter, usually over a period of time.
  3. To be similar, analogous, or equal (to something)
To form an opinion or judgment about
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  1. To form an opinion or judgment about
  2. To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).
  3. To judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.); calculate approximately
To consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; liken:
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  1. To consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; liken:
  2. To be regarded as similar or equal
  3. To examine in order to note the similarities or differences of:
To have importance:
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  1. To have importance:
  2. To add up, one by one, by units or groups, so as to get a total
  3. To believe or consider to be; deem:
(Informal) To make sense; seem reasonable; add up
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  1. (Informal) To make sense; seem reasonable; add up
  2. To determine by mathematics, especially by numerical methods:
  3. To determine by the use of a computer.
To establish the truth or validity of (something) by the presentation of argument or evidence:
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  1. To establish the truth or validity of (something) by the presentation of argument or evidence:
  2. To show (oneself) to be what is specified or to have a certain characteristic:
  3. To test by experiment, a standard, etc.; subject to a testing process; try out
To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
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  1. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
  2. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
  3. To come into conformity, as with one's surroundings; become suited, as to one's associates, circumstances, etc.
To find a compromise between two conflicting things.
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  1. To find a compromise between two conflicting things.
To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
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  1. To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
  2. To express in words; utter; say
  3. To give a detailed account of; narrate:
To examine, verify, or correct the financial accounts of:
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  1. To examine, verify, or correct the financial accounts of:
  2. To examine or evaluate (something) thoroughly:
  3. To attend (a college course) simply to hear the lectures without receiving credit
To reckon or determine by reasoning, evaluating, etc.; estimate; judge
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  1. To reckon or determine by reasoning, evaluating, etc.; estimate; judge
  2. To perform a mathematical process; figure:
  3. (Dial.) To think, suppose, guess, etc.
To determine the number of; count
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  1. To determine the number of; count
  2. To count off or name one by one; list:
To reduce to a standard or an average; equalize.
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  1. To reduce to a standard or an average; equalize.
  2. To be or seem to be equal; correspond.
  3. To consider, treat, or depict as equal or equivalent:
To count; add
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  1. To count; add
  2. To reckon or count. Often used with up :
  3. To agree; correspond
To find the total of; add
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  1. To find the total of; add
  2. To equal a total of; amount to:
  3. To determine the total of; add up:
To judge; consider; estimate
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  1. To judge; consider; estimate
  2. To count; figure up; compute
  3. (Chiefly Southern & South Midland) To think or conclude:
To scrutinize or size up something; to assess a situation.
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  1. To scrutinize or size up something; to assess a situation.
To measure or apportion (a certain quantity) by weight. Often used with out:
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  1. To measure or apportion (a certain quantity) by weight. Often used with out:
  2. To consider and choose carefully
  3. (Naut.) weigh anchor under anchor
To find the value or amount of
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  1. To find the value or amount of
  2. To determine the importance, effectiveness, or worth of; assess:
  3. (Mathematics) to compute or determine the value of (an expression)
To think about (something) with thoroughness and care.
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  1. To think about (something) with thoroughness and care.
  2. To reflect or consider with thoroughness and care.
  3. To weigh mentally; think deeply about; consider carefully
The relation of two weights or forces which balance each other; equilibrium; equiponderance.
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  1. The relation of two weights or forces which balance each other; equilibrium; equiponderance.
  2. An equal power or force acting in opposition; a force sufficient to balance another force.
  3. A state of balance or equilibrium
A condition in which all acting influences are canceled by others, resulting in a stable, balanced, or unchanging system.
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  1. A condition in which all acting influences are canceled by others, resulting in a stable, balanced, or unchanging system.
  2. (Chemistry) The state of a reversible chemical reaction in which its forward and reverse reactions occur at equal rates so that the concentration of the reactants and products remains the same.
  3. (Physics) The state of a body or physical system at rest or in unaccelerated motion in which the resultant of all forces acting on it is zero and the sum of all torques about any axis is zero.
Equal distribution of weight; state of balance, or equilibrium
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  1. Equal distribution of weight; state of balance, or equilibrium
  2. A state of balance; equilibrium.
  3. A counterpoise; a counterbalance.
A state of equilibrium, balance, or stagnancy
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  1. A state of equilibrium, balance, or stagnancy
  2. Reduced peristalsis of the intestines resulting in the retention of feces
  3. (Medicine) Stoppage of the normal flow of a body substance, as of blood through an artery or of intestinal contents through the bowels.
Self-confident assurance; poise:
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  1. Self-confident assurance; poise:
  2. (Ballet) stability; the basic law of ballet.
  3. Self-confidence; poise; composure.
The state or quality of being collected.
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  1. The state or quality of being collected.
A calm or tranquil state of mind; self-possession.
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  1. A calm or tranquil state of mind; self-possession.
  2. Calmness of mind or matter, self-possession.
(Uncountable) The state of being cool, as in chilly.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being cool, as in chilly.
  2. (Slang, countable) The result or product of being cool, as in good or pleasing.
  3. (Countable) The result or product of being cool, as in chilly.
The quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure.
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  1. The quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure.
  2. The quality of remaining calm and undisturbed; evenness of mind or temper; composure
(Now Rare) A suspension of activity in a condition of balance
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  1. (Now Rare) A suspension of activity in a condition of balance
  2. The weight, or mass of metal, used in weighing, to balance the substance weighed.
  3. Bearing of the body, especially when graceful:
Composure, level-headedness, coolness in trying circumstances.
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  1. Composure, level-headedness, coolness in trying circumstances.
  2. Coolness and composure, especially in trying circumstances.
  3. Cool self-possession or composure
Calm and self-assured command of one's faculties, feelings, and behavior:
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  1. Calm and self-assured command of one's faculties, feelings, and behavior:
  2. Calmness and composure, especially when under stress
  3. Full possession or control of one's feelings, actions, etc.; self-command; composure
The state or quality of being cool.
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  1. The state or quality of being cool.
  2. A cool place, part, or time:
  3. (Slang) Cool, dispassionate attitude or manner
Structure in terms of the arrangement, modulation, etc. of chords
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  1. Structure in terms of the arrangement, modulation, etc. of chords
  2. A collation of parallel passages, especially from the Gospels, with a commentary demonstrating their consonance and explaining their discrepancies.
  3. A state of agreement or orderly arrangement according to color, size, shape, etc.
The comparative relation between parts, things, or elements with respect to size, amount, degree, etc.; ratio
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  1. The comparative relation between parts, things, or elements with respect to size, amount, degree, etc.; ratio
  2. A part or amount considered in relation to a whole:
  3. Size, degree, or extent relative to a standard
An exact matching of form and arrangement of parts on opposite sides of a boundary, such as a plane or line, or around a central point or axis.
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  1. An exact matching of form and arrangement of parts on opposite sides of a boundary, such as a plane or line, or around a central point or axis.
  2. Correspondence of opposite parts in size, shape, position, etc.
  3. Balance or beauty of form or proportion, esp. as resulting from such correspondence
A worthless surfeit of material, as leftovers from a meal or scrap lumber.
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  1. A worthless surfeit of material, as leftovers from a meal or scrap lumber.
  2. Things left over; leftovers, remnants, refuse, etc.
  3. Scraps or remains; residue:
Food remaining from a previous meal.
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  1. Food remaining from a previous meal.
  2. Something left behind; an excess or remainder.
  3. Food left over from one meal and, often, eaten at a later meal
(Mathematics) The number left over when one integer is divided by another:
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  1. (Mathematics) The number left over when one integer is divided by another:
  2. The part of a decedent’s estate that is not otherwise specifically bequeathed in a will; a future interest vested in a third person, and intended to occur after the termination of the preceding estate(s). For instance if a grant is made “to Bob for life, and then to Erica,” Erica’s interest upon the death of Bob is the remainder. The part of a decedent’s estate that is not otherwise specifically bequeathed in a will; a future interest vested in a third person, and intended to occur after the termination of the preceding estate(s). For instance if a grant is made “to Bob for life, and then to Erica,” Erica’s interest upon the death of Bob is the remainder.
  3. A book that remains with a publisher after sales have fallen off, usually sold at a reduced price.
All that is left after other parts have been taken away, used up, or destroyed.
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  1. All that is left after other parts have been taken away, used up, or destroyed.
  2. A corpse; specif., the parts or fragments of a dead body remaining after decomposition
  3. Writings left unpublished by an author at the time of death
A trace; last remaining indication of what has been
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  1. A trace; last remaining indication of what has been
  2. A small remaining part, quantity, or number of persons or things
  3. A piece of fabric remaining after the rest has been used or sold.
Matter remaining after completion of an abstractive chemical or physical process, such as evaporation, combustion, distillation, or filtration; residuum.
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  1. Matter remaining after completion of an abstractive chemical or physical process, such as evaporation, combustion, distillation, or filtration; residuum.
  2. (Chem.) The matter remaining at the end of a process, as after evaporation, combustion, or filtration; residual product
  3. That which is left over after part is taken away; remainder; rest
The condition of being settled or resolved:
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  1. The condition of being settled or resolved:
  2. A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
  3. The repose of death:
To assemble in proper numerical or logical sequence.
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  1. To assemble in proper numerical or logical sequence.
  2. To examine (such material) to see that all pages, plates, etc. are in proper order, as for binding
  3. To examine and compare carefully in order to note points of disagreement.
To examine in order to observe or discover similarities or differences
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  1. To examine in order to observe or discover similarities or differences
  2. To examine in order to note the similarities or differences of:
  3. To consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; liken:
To act as a counteracting force, influence, or weight to; counterpoise.
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  1. To act as a counteracting force, influence, or weight to; counterpoise.
  2. To apply force in order to balance an opposite one.
  3. (Figuratively) To match or equal in effect, but acting in opposition
Milton
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  1. Milton
  2. To compensate for or correct (varying frequency response characteristics) in recording, playback, etc.
  3. To constitute or induce equality, equilibrium, or balance.
To give stability to (an airplane, ship, etc.) with a stabilizer
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  1. To give stability to (an airplane, ship, etc.) with a stabilizer
  2. To become stable, steadfast, or fixed.
  3. To maintain the stability of (an airplane or ship, for example) by means of a stabilizer.
To make or become steady.
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  1. To make or become steady.
  2. In a steady manner
To serve to balance or offset something
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  1. To serve to balance or offset something
  2. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
  3. To offset; counterbalance.
To act directly against; check, neutralize, or undo the effect of with opposing action
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  1. To act directly against; check, neutralize, or undo the effect of with opposing action
  2. To act in opposition to; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.
(Figuratively) To match or equal in effect, but acting in opposition
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  1. (Figuratively) To match or equal in effect, but acting in opposition
  2. To act as a counteracting force, influence, or weight to; counterpoise.
  3. To be a counterbalance to; offset
To act against with equal weight; to equal in weight; to balance the weight of; to counterbalance.
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  1. To act against with equal weight; to equal in weight; to balance the weight of; to counterbalance.
  2. Counterbalance
  3. To act against with equal power; to balance.
To counteract; be successful, useful, etc. against; avail against
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  1. To counteract; be successful, useful, etc. against; avail against
  2. To act against an often detrimental influence or power.
  3. To compensate for; offset.
To produce by offset printing.
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  1. To produce by offset printing.
  2. To balance, complement, counteract, compensate for, etc.
  3. To smudge with an offset
To serve as or provide a substitute or counterbalance.
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  1. To serve as or provide a substitute or counterbalance.
  2. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
  3. To offset; counterbalance.
To act as a counteracting force, influence, or weight to; counterpoise.
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  1. To act as a counteracting force, influence, or weight to; counterpoise.
  2. (Figuratively) To match or equal in effect, but acting in opposition
  3. To be a counterbalance to; offset
  1. Counterbalance
  2. To act against with equal weight; to equal in weight; to balance the weight of; to counterbalance.
  3. To act against with equal power; to balance.
To act against an often detrimental influence or power.
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  1. To act against an often detrimental influence or power.
  2. To counteract; be successful, useful, etc. against; avail against
  3. To compensate for; offset.
(Slang) To remove as a threat, especially by killing.
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  1. (Slang) To remove as a threat, especially by killing.
  2. To counterbalance or counteract the effect of; render ineffective.
  3. To cause an acidic solution to become neutral by adding a base to it or to cause a basic solution to become neutral by adding an acid to it. Salt and water are usually formed in the process.
(Printing) To become marked by or cause an unintentional transfer of ink.
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  1. (Printing) To become marked by or cause an unintentional transfer of ink.
  2. To balance, complement, counteract, compensate for, etc.
  3. To smudge with an offset
  1. To exceed in weight or mass.
  2. To weigh more than
  3. To be more significant than; exceed in value or importance:
To turn in (trading stamps or coupons) for a prize, premium, discount, etc.
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  1. To turn in (trading stamps or coupons) for a prize, premium, discount, etc.
  2. To pay off (a promissory note, for example).
  3. To convert into cash:
To place on or as if on a perch:
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  1. To place on or as if on a perch:
  2. To lay (cloth) on a perch in order to examine it.
  3. To alight or rest on or as on a perch
To keep (something) in equilibrium; to hold suspended or balanced. [from 17th c.]
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  1. To keep (something) in equilibrium; to hold suspended or balanced. [from 17th c.]
  2. To hold (something) in equilibrium, to hold balanced and ready; to carry (something) ready to be used. [from 16th c.]
  3. To carry or hold in equilibrium; balance:
A payment pro rata to a creditor of a person adjudged bankrupt.
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  1. A payment pro rata to a creditor of a person adjudged bankrupt.
  2. An individual's share of such a sum or quantity
  3. A distribution of shares or money made by a corporation to its shareholders, representing a pro rata percentage of the company’s earnings. A distribution of shares or money made by a corporation to its shareholders, representing a pro rata percentage of the company’s earnings.
To give stability to (an airplane, ship, etc.) with a stabilizer
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  1. To give stability to (an airplane, ship, etc.) with a stabilizer
  2. To become stable, steadfast, or fixed.
  3. To maintain the stability of (an airplane or ship, for example) by means of a stabilizer.
To cause to be in working or proper condition; put in order; arrange; fix; adjust
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  1. To cause to be in working or proper condition; put in order; arrange; fix; adjust
  2. To cause or assign (someone) to undertake an action or perform a service:
  3. To give or furnish (an example, pattern, etc.) for others
To offer help or advice regarding (a product or service).
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  1. To offer help or advice regarding (a product or service).
  2. To keep from falling in value, as by government purchases:
  3. To show or tend to show to be true; help prove, vindicate, or corroborate
To cut to a square or rectangular shape. Often used with off.
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  1. To cut to a square or rectangular shape. Often used with off.
  2. To bring (oneself) into a better position or relation:
  3. To bring into a position or arrangement that is straight, upright, perpendicular, even across, etc.
To stop moving and stay in one place; come to rest
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  1. To stop moving and stay in one place; come to rest
  2. To cause to sink, become compact, or come to rest:
  3. To become more stable or composed; stop fluctuating or changing
To bring into a position or arrangement that is straight, upright, perpendicular, even across, etc.
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  1. To bring into a position or arrangement that is straight, upright, perpendicular, even across, etc.
  2. To find a square equal in area to (the area of a given figure).
  3. To bring (oneself) into a better position or relation:
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