equiponderate

equiponderate
I. \\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌrāt\ verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: Medieval Latin aequiponderatus, past participle of aequiponderare, from Latin aequi- equi- + ponderare to weigh — more at ponder
archaic : to be equal in weight or force

the design … must be regulated by the art of statics and the duly poising of all parts to equiponderate — Sir Christopher Wren

archaic : to equal or make equal in weight : counterbalance, balance
II. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷_rə̇t\ adjective
Etymology: Medieval Latin aequiponderatus

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  • Equiponderate — E qui*pon der*ate, v. i. [Equi + L. ponderare to weigh. See {Ponderate}.] To be equal in weight; to weigh as much as another thing. Bp. Wilkins. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Equiponderate — E qui*pon der*ate, v. t. To make equal in weight; to counterbalance. More than equiponderated the declension in that direction. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • equiponderate — index counteract, countervail, outbalance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • equiponderate — [ē΄kwipän′dər āt΄] vt. equiponderated, equiponderating [< pp. of ML aequiponderare: see EQUIPONDERANT] 1. to counterbalance 2. to make evenly balanced …   English World dictionary

  • equiponderate — verb To counterbalance. When the two arms of a lever and the power are given, to find the weight that will equiponderate …   Wiktionary

  • equiponderate — equiponderation, n. /ee kweuh pon deuh rayt , ek weuh /, v.t., equiponderated, equiponderating. to equal or offset in weight, force, importance, etc.; counterbalance. [1635 45; < ML aequiponderatus, ptp. of aequiponderare. See EQUI , PONDER,… …   Universalium

  • equiponderate — v. equal or offset in weight; counterbalance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • equiponderate — equi·pon·der·ate …   English syllables

  • equiponderate — /ˌikwiˈpɒndəreɪt/ (say .eekwee ponduhrayt), /ˌɛ / (say .e ) verb (t) (equiponderated, equiponderating) to equal or offset in weight, force, importance, etc.; counterbalance. {Medieval Latin aequiponderātus, past participle of aequiponderāre, from …  

  • equiponderate —   v.t. be equal in power, force, importance etc.; counterbalance.    ♦ equiponderance, n.    ♦ equiponderant, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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