English - Vietnamese Dictionary
offset /'ɔ:fset/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (ngành in) sự in ôpxet; bản in ôpxet; sự đánh giây mực (từ tờ mới in sang tờ giấy sạch)
- (kiến trúc) rìa xiên (ở tường)
- khoảng cách thẳng góc với đường chính (khi quan trắc) ((cũng) offset line)
- (kỹ thuật) khuỷu ống (để có thể lắp qua được chỗ vướng)
- ngoại động từ
- ( ngành cơ khí ) bù, bầu
offsetting|offsets'ɔfset /'ɒf-Thesaurus Dictionary
+the time at which something is supposed to begin
+a compensating equivalent
+a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
+a natural consequence of development
+a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
+structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
+compensate for or counterbalance
+make up for
+cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
+create an offset in
+produce by offset printing
Advanced English Dictionary
1 compensate, counterbalance, countervail, counterpoise, counteract, balance (out), equalize, even (out or up), square, cancel (out), neutralize, nullify, make up (for), atone (for), redress; recompense, repay, make amends or restitution, make good, reimburse, indemnify:
The votes from the Centre offset those lost to the Far Left. How are you going to offset losses resulting from pilferage by shop assistants?
2 compensation, counterbalance, counteraction, check, equalizer, neutralizer:
The bank manager considered the money owed to the company as sufficient offset for the money owed by it.
verb, adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
+ verb (offsetting, offset, offset) [VN] ~ sth (against sth) to use one cost, payment or situation in order to cancel or reduce the effect of another: Prices have risen in order to offset the increased cost of materials. + (BrE) What expenses can you offset against tax?
+ adjective [only before noun] used to describe a method of printing in which ink is put onto a metal plate, then onto a rubber surface and only then onto the paper
largely, substantially | completely, exactly | more than
The company's losses in the USA were more than offset by gains everywhere else.
| partially, partly
VERB + OFFSET
The money will help offset big medical bills.
Your donations to charity can be offset against tax.
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