compensated alkalosis n.
A rise in alkalinity that is compensated for by physiological changes to the pH of body fluids.
noun, Railroads. 1. a grade that has been reduced along a curve to offset the additional resistance due to the curve.
- Compensated semiconductor
noun 1. (physics) a semiconductor in which donors and acceptors are related in such a way that their opposing electrical effects are partially cancelled
[kom-puh n-seyt] /ˈkɒm pənˌseɪt/ verb (used with object), compensated, compensating. 1. to recompense for something: They gave him ten dollars to compensate him for his trouble. 2. to counterbalance; offset; be equivalent to: He compensated his homely appearance with great personal charm. 3. Mechanics. to counterbalance (a force or the like); adjust or construct so […]
noun 1. Also, compensated balance, compensation balance. a balance wheel in a timepiece, designed to compensate for variations in tension in the hair spring caused by changes in temperature. 2. Banking. a deposit balance that is required to be left on deposit by a company to maintain or guarantee credit.