offset

phonetic symbol: / ɔfsét | ɔ́fsèt / 

offset - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
set-back , setoff

[ noun ]
■ a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
offset printing

[ noun ]
■ a natural consequence of development
branch , offshoot , outgrowth

[ noun ]
■ a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
runner , stolon

[ noun ]
■ a compensating equivalent
counterbalance

[ noun ]
■ the time at which something is supposed to begin
beginning , commencement , first , get-go , kickoff , outset , showtime , start , starting time

[ verb ]
■ produce by offset printing
e.g.)
・offset the conference proceedings

[ verb ]
■ create an offset in
e.g.)
・offset a wall

[ verb ]
■ cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface

[ verb ]
■ make up for
e.g.)
・His skills offset his opponent's superior strength
cancel , set off

[ verb ]
■ compensate for or counterbalance
e.g.)
・offset deposits and withdrawals
countervail

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