offset in Chinese
[ 'ɔ:fset ] Pronunciation:
How to pronounce "offset"Synonyms of "offset""offset" in a sentence"offset" meaning
past tense: offset past participle: offset plural: offsets present participle: offsetting
- The crank is an offset section of the crankshaft .
- They jump their prices to offset heavy expenditures .
- The gains offset the losses .
- The higher operating costs can be offset against the cement clinker .
- The supply of sediment is insufficient to offset the rate of subsidence .
- Individual sandstone bodies tend to offset one another in adjacent horizon .
- The better roads on the route are an offset for the greater distance .
- The effects of disturbances can be offset by reactions to the disturbance .
- Chemical recovery and water reuse values obviously must offset these costs .
- Hand modifiers offset the effect of the fluorochemical on the hand of the fabric .
- structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
Synonyms: set-back, setoff,
- a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
Synonyms: offset printing,
- a natural consequence of development
Synonyms: outgrowth, branch, offshoot,
- a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
Synonyms: stolon, runner,
- a compensating equivalent
- the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
Synonyms: beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, Verb
- produce by offset printing; "offset the conference proceedings"
- create an offset in; "offset a wall"
- cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
- make up for; "His skills offset his opponent''s superior strength"
Synonyms: cancel, set off,
- compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"