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Verb
/ˈôfˌset/,/ˈäf-/,
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offsets, plural;
  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

Noun
  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
  3. A short distance measured perpendicularly from the main line of measurement

  4. A small deviation or bias in a voltage or current

  5. A side shoot from a plant serving for propagation

  6. A spur in a mountain range

  7. A sloping ledge in a wall or other feature where the thickness of the part above is diminished

  8. A bend in a pipe to carry it past an obstacle

  9. 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


  1. beginning: the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
  2. compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"
  3. counterbalance: a compensating equivalent
  4. cancel: make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
  5. cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
  6. stolon: a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
  7. In computer science, an offset within an array or other data structure object is an integer indicating the distance (displacement) from the beginning of the object up until a given element or point, presumably within the same object. ...
  8. Offset is a 2006 film Drama directed and written by Didi Danquart. It was filmed in Bucharest.
  9. Gears have a wide range of unique terminology known as gear nomenclature. Many of the terms defined cite the same reference work.
  10. The offset of a vehicle's wheel is the distance between the centerline of the wheel and the plane of the hub-mounting surface of the wheel. It can thus be either positive or negative, and is typically measured in millimeters. ...
  11. Offsets are layers of plants in the plant nursery business. They are clones of the mother plants (e.g."hens and chicks"), meaning that they have the same genetics.
  12. (Offsetting) A carbon offset is a reduction in emissions of carbon or greenhouse gases made in in order to compensate for or to offset an emission made elsewhere.
  13. (Offsets) Greenhouse gas reduction activities undertaken to compensate for emissions elsewhere.
  14. (OFFSETS) Measurements supplied by a designer for the builder in order to lay down the lines of the hull. Glen-L patterns eliminate the need for a table of offsets.
  15. (Offsets) A concept whereby emissions from proposed new or modified stationary sources are balanced by reductions from existing sources to stabilize total emissions. (See: bubble, emissions trading, netting)
  16. (Offsets) A vertical change in direction, normally of between 30 and 45 degrees.
  17. (Offsets) Credits issued in return for a reduction of atmospheric carbon emissions through projects such as the provision of renewable energy to replace fossil fuel energy, or reforesting cleared land to create a carbon sink. ...
  18. (Offsets) Full size numerical measurements, lifted from the lines drawing, from which vessels' members are shaped. Frequently referred to as: 'Table of Offsets'.
  19. (Offsets) Ledge-like flaws that form on a resin kit along the line where the two halves of the mold met but were seriously misaligned. See also: Breaklines.
  20. (Offsets) One Offset is an emissions reduction that a pollution source has achieved in excess of permitted levels and or required reductions. The excess amount is the credit and can be sold on the market.
  21. (Offsets) Series of cones -- similary to a Slalom, but not set in a straight line -- that you must weave through. The spacing between cones may vary. (See also Slalom)
  22. (Offsets) Small jumps, or tares, in a signal due to either instrumental effects or rapid changes due to real external variations (of gravity). Amplitudes varies from about 100 ngal to 100 µgal (e.g. power supply problems near a station)
  23. Offsets designate the emission reductions from project-based activities that can be used to meet compliance – or corporate citizenship – objectives vis-àvis greenhouse gas mitigation.
  24. (Offsetting) the process of reducing carbon emissions by ‘offsetting’ it. An example is by taking a flight and in compensation paying a company to plant trees to equal the carbon use out.
  25. (Offsetting) Reducing or “canceling out” one’s carbon footprint by removing as much carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as one puts into it. This is often accomplished by planting trees.