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A procedure in behavorial research for distributing unwanted but unavoidable influences equally among the different experimental conditions or subjects.
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The most visible intervention is a two-storey 'light beam' that runs longitudinally along the building, its emphatic horizontality counterbalancing the strong vertical mass of the central chimney.
What should be the counterbalancing effects of low commodity prices and bad weather are this year's excuse.
With Ed counterbalancing, Jill managed to pull her over the side.
Pneumatic counterbalancing supports the weight of the robot axis so that the drive motor works only against inertia and not the weight of the arm.