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counterweight

Saltos de línea: coun¦ter|weight
Pronunciación: /ˈkaʊntəweɪt
 
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Definición de counterweight en inglés:

sustantivo

Another term for counterbalance. the scales have a series of counterweights that slide along a calibrated beam figurative conservatives saw the family as a counterweight to the power of the state
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The new engine has a forged steal crankshaft with revised counterweights to handle the greater weight of the higher compression pistons.
  • Applying this principle to crankshafts, if the counterweights aren't in the right place, the balancing job is much more difficult and ultimately requires more weight to achieve a balanced state.
  • A production V - 8 crankshaft typically has six counterweights positioned at the front and rear of the crank.

Words that rhyme with counterweight

welterweight

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