Examples of counterweight in a Sentence
The crane has a heavy counterweight on the back.
hard work can often be a counterweight to modest intelligence
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Chinese imports have played the counterweight, this year rising at a rate double the usual one, according to RBC Capital Markets’ head of global energy strategy, Michael Tran, as quoted by the FT.
San Antonio possesses a nice salary counterweight in Tony Parker, who will make $15.4 million next season, the last on his deal, but an aging Parker coming off injury would hold next to no trade value for the Cavaliers.
It's been a cornerstone for the 29-member alliance since it was founded in 1949 as a counterweight to the Soviet Union.
Rauner, a former private equity specialist from Winnetka, had spent tens of millions of dollars on legislative campaigns and TV ads to prop up the Illinois Republican Party as a counterweight to Madigan and his labor union allies.
U.S. government bonds pulled back Friday but showed signs of steadying after three days of heavy losses as lackluster inflation data provided a counterweight to deepening concerns about central banks potentially scaling back on easy-money policies.
The Vulture becomes a narrative counterweight to Tony Stark’s self-satisfied billionaire.
While a modern counterweight system may require two members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees to run a show, the National often needs twice that number.
The opening to Iran gave the U.S. far more leverage in the region, balancing out our previous Sunni commitments with a Shiite counterweight.
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