offset : Definition, Usages, News and More

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awf set

  • n  the time at which something is supposed to begin
  • n  a compensating equivalent
  • n  a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
  • n  a natural consequence of development
  • n  a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
  • n  structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
  • v  compensate for or counterbalance
    offset deposits and withdrawals
  • v  make up for
    His skills offset his opponent's superior strength
  • v  cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
  • v  create an offset in
    offset a wall
  • v  produce by offset printing
    offset the conference proceedings

  • Consumers and businesses worldwide voluntarily offset an equivalent of 6 million tons of CO2 in 2005, forking out $43 million in the process, seven times the amount spent the .
  • The party is working to offset the carbon dioxide that will be produced by more than 6,000 delegates traveling to the Colorado capital, with prizes offered to the delegation that .
  • Carbon credits alone won't do much to offset the damage done by energy-guzzling spendthrifts.
News & Articles

  • Acton COA hosts program on senior work info
    Senior work program information Thursday, June 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Seniors can earn up to $1,000 to help offset their town real estate taxes. The Human Resource Department will be at the senior Center to explain the program, how to apply and assist you in filling out the paperwork. This program is open to seniors currently enrolled in the program as well as those who would like to learn more ...
    June 11, 2013 - The Acton Beacon
  • Alzheimer's Foundation of America Hosts Free Conference in New York
    The rising number of people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers often feel alone and unequipped to handle the daily challenges the brain disorder can bring. To offset this, the Alzheimer's Foundation ...
    June 11, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
  • Oxford Industries Q1 Profit Down On Higher Costs - Update
    Apparel maker Oxford Industries Inc. (OXM), Tuesday reported a lower profit for the first quarter, hurt mainly by increased operating costs that offset revenue growth. Going forward, the company reaffirmed its full-year earnings guidance, but lowered the upper-end of its sales outlook.
    June 11, 2013 - RTT News

  • Barack Obama in San Francisco Chronicle
    This rebate will be enough to offset the increased cost of gas for a working family over the next four months,Obama said in the crucial swing state of Florida.
  • President Bush in
    Speaking on the White House lawn on Friday, President George Bush said the money would "help Americans offset the high prices we're seeing at the gas pump and the grocery store" and "help pull us out of this economic slowdown".

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