[kuh m-pen-suh-buh l] /kəmˈpɛn sə bəl/
eligible for or subject to , especially for a bodily injury.
(mainly US) entitled to compensation or capable of being compensated
1660s, from French compensable (16c.), from compenser, from Latin compensare (see compensate).
[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 […]
- Compensated acidosis
compensated acidosis com·pen·sat·ed acidosis (kŏm’pən-sā’tĭd) n. Acidosis in which the pH of body fluids is normal due to compensation by respiratory or renal mechanisms.
- Compensated alkalosis
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.