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something that counterbalances or makes up for something else, as compensation for a loss.
Accounting. a counterbalancing debt or claim, especially one that cancels an amount a debtor owes.
Also called offset. Architecture.

a reduction in the thickness of a wall.
a flat or sloping projection on a wall, buttress, or the like, below a thinner part.

something used to enhance the effect of another thing by contrasting it, as an ornament.
Printing. offset (def 7).


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