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noun
  1. Anything that acts as counterbalance; a compensating equivalent.
Today's victory was an to yesterday's defeat.
  1. (context, international trade) A form of countertrade arrangement, in which the seller agrees to purchase within a set time frame products of a certain value from the the buying country. This kind of deals are often used in large international public sector contracts such as arms sales.
  2. (rfv-sense) A time at which something begins.
You can hear the gun go off at the of the race.
  1. Offset printing.
  2. (programming) The difference between a target memory address and a base address.
An array of bytes uses its index as the , of words a multiple thereof.
  1. The distance by which one thing is out of alignment with another.
There is a small between the switch and the indicator which some users found confusing.
verb (offsets, offsetting, offset)
  1. To compensate for something.
I'll the time diffence locally.
oscillator Tweet Definition of oscillator Like Definition of oscillator on Facebook
noun
  1. a tuned electronic circuit used to generate a continuous output waveform
output Tweet Definition of output Like Definition of output on Facebook
noun
  1. production; quantity produced, created, or completed
The factory increased its this year.
  1. (computers) data sent out of the computer, as to the screen, printer, or other device
a six page
verb (outputs, outputting, output)
  1. to produce, create, or complete
We 1400 units last year.
  1. (computers) to send data to a monitor, printer, or other output device
When I hit enter, it outputs a bunch of numbers.
outrigger Tweet Definition of outrigger Like Definition of outrigger on Facebook
noun
  1. (nautical) any of various projecting beams that provide support for a mast or, fitted with a float, provide support for a canoe
  2. (nautical) an outrigger canoe

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