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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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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.
Counterbalancing the above mentioned credit challenges is the essentiality of an airport system as a key transportation link to the CNMI.
For a star greater than about four times the sun's mass, the counterbalancing pressure becomes as strong as the density of the star.
Financial pressures from the recession earlier in this decade led to operating deficits in fiscal years 2002 and 2003, but the commonwealth undertook broad counterbalancing actions in order to maintain fiscal stability.