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offset
'ɔːf,sɛt [n]'ɔːfsɛt [v],ɔːf'sɛt
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly.
  2. A plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper.
  3. A natural consequence of development.
  4. A horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips.
  5. A compensating equivalent.
  6. The time at which something is supposed to begin.
(动) As a verb
  1. Produce by offset printing.
  2. Create an offset in.
  3. Cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface.
  4. Make up for.
  5. Compensate for or counterbalance.
Hyphenationoff•set
Part of Speech(名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb
Matching Results
抵销dǐxiāovariant of 抵消
弥补míbǔto complement; to make up for a deficiency
偏置piānzhìoffset; biasing (electronics); bias voltage
透印版印刷tòu yìnbǎn yìnshuāoffset
相抵xiāngdǐto balance up; to offset; to counterbalance
偏移piānyídisplacement; deviation; offset
抵消dǐxiāoto counteract; to cancel out; to offset
烘托hōngtuōbackground (of a painting); backdrop; a foil (to set off something to advantage); to offset (something to advantage)
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