counterbalancing


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count·er·bal·anc·ing

(kown'ter-bal'antz-ing),
A procedure in behavorial research for distributing unwanted but unavoidable influences equally among the different experimental conditions or subjects.
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Standing almost 150 meters tall, it has an inclined pylon counterbalancing the weight of the bridge deck and its traffic.
But our job as musical theater dramatists, especially in this medium at Disney, is to give it the counterbalancing lightness and humor that really strengthens the film.
For a star greater than about four times the sun's mass, the counterbalancing pressure becomes as strong as the density of the star.