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offset definition and meaning
In general, that which is set off, from, before, or against, something
A short prostrate shoot, which takes root and produces a tuft of leaves, etc. See Illust. of Houseleek.
A sum, account, or value set off against another sum or account, as an equivalent; hence, anything which is given in exchange or retaliation; a set-off.
A spur from a range of hills or mountains.
A horizontal ledge on the face of a wall, formed by a diminution of its thickness, or by the weathering or upper surface of a part built out from it; -- called also set-off.
A short distance measured at right angles from a line actually run to some point in an irregular boundary, or to some object.
An abrupt bend in an object, as a rod, by which one part is turned aside out of line, but nearly parallel, with the rest; the part thus bent aside.
A more or less distinct transfer of a printed page or picture to the opposite page, when the pages are pressed together before the ink is dry or when it is poor.
imp. & p. p.
To set off; to place over against; to balance; as, to offset one account or charge against another.
To form an offset in, as in a wall, rod, pipe, etc.
To make an offset.
Crossword clues for offset
- Cancel out
- Compensate for
- counter balance
- Counterbalance the cancelled collection
- Counterbalance; compensate for
- Printing method
- Set off backwards to counterbalance
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