Definitions for offset

Definitions for (noun) offset

Main entry: set-back, setoff, offset

Definition: structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly

Main entry: offset, offset printing

Definition: a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper

Main entry: outgrowth, offset, offshoot, branch

Definition: a natural consequence of development

Main entry: stolon, runner, offset

Definition: a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips

Main entry: counterbalance, offset

Definition: a compensating equivalent

Main entry: start, starting time, showtime, beginning, get-go, outset, offset, commencement, kickoff, first

Definition: the time at which something is supposed to begin

Usage: they got an early start; she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

Definitions for (verb) offset

Main entry: offset

Definition: produce by offset printing

Usage: offset the conference proceedings

Main entry: offset

Definition: create an offset in

Usage: offset a wall

Main entry: offset

Definition: cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface

Main entry: offset, set off, cancel

Definition: make up for

Usage: His skills offset his opponent's superior strength

Main entry: countervail, offset

Definition: compensate for or counterbalance

Usage: offset deposits and withdrawals

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