- n a weight that balances another weight
- v constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
- Madigan is not afraid to let the audience dislike her abrasiveness, while Sheedy uses patience and stillness as a counterpoise.
- She is the perfect counterpoise, an off-the-rack Garbo who would have turned even Camille into a wild giggle.
- The counterpoise to these exquisitely delicate objects is the 1,000-year-old, 1,200-lb.