equiponderation

equiponderate

[ee-kwuh-pon-duh-reyt, ek-wuh-]
verb (used with object), equiponderated, equiponderating.
to equal or offset in weight, force, importance, etc.; counterbalance.

Origin:
1635–45; < Medieval Latin aequiponderātus, past participle of aequiponderāre. See equi-, ponder, -ate1

equiponderation, noun
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equiponderate (ˌiːkwɪˈpɒndəˌreɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to equal or balance in weight, power, force, etc; offset; counterbalance
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin aequiponderāre, from Latin equi- + ponderāre to weigh]
 
equi'ponderance
 
n
 
equi'ponderancy
 
n
 
equi'ponderant
 
adj

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