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  1. offset

    • n.
      a consideration or amount that diminishes or balances the effect of a contrary one;the amount or distance by which something is out of line
    • v.
      counteract (something) by having an opposing force or effect;place out of line
    • verb: offset, 3rd person present: offsets, gerund or present participle: offsetting, past tense: offset, past participle: offset

    • noun: offset, plural noun: offsets

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a consideration or amount that diminishes or balances the effect of a contrary one an offset against taxable profits
    • 2. the amount or distance by which something is out of line these wheels have an offset of four inches
    • a short distance measured perpendicularly from the main line of measurement.
    • a small deviation or bias in a voltage or current offset adjustment circuits
    • 3. a side shoot from a plant serving for propagation a present of tulip bulbs, offsets, and seeds for his garden
    • a spur in a mountain range.
    • 4. a sloping ledge in a wall or other feature where the thickness of the part above is diminished.
    • 5. a bend in a pipe to carry it past an obstacle allow for any bend you need including offsets for connecting the downpipe
    • 6. a method of printing in which ink is transferred from a plate or stone to a uniform rubber surface and from that to the paper they produced banknotes by offset offset printing

    動詞

    • 1. counteract (something) by having an opposing force or effect the deficit has been more than offset by capital inflows
    • 2. place out of line several places where the ridge was offset at right angles to its length
    • 3. (of ink or a freshly printed page) transfer an impression to the next leaf or sheet.