equaliser

equaliser
noun
1. electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
Syn: ↑equalizer
Hypernyms: ↑electronic equipment
2. a weight that balances another weight
Derivationally related forms: ↑equalise, ↑equalize (for: ↑equalizer), ↑counterpoise (for: ↑counterpoise), ↑counterbalance (for: ↑counterbalance), ↑counterweight (for: ↑counterweight)
Hypernyms: ↑weight
Hyponyms: ↑sash weight, ↑tare

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