In one pan of accurate scales, place the bottle; counterpoise by shot, sand or gravel.
"Guano" by Solon Robinson
Crooked trees are reform'd by taking off or topping the praeponderers, whilst charg'd with leaves, or woody and hanging counterpoises.
"Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by John Evelyn
I will spare the reader the mysteries of limitation, of counterpoise, of counterpoise and limitation mixed.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
First he sticks a small axe in his belt, serving as a counterpoise to a large hunting-knife and fire-bag which depend from the other side.
"Hudson Bay" by R.M. Ballantyne
A difficulty arose in adjusting the balance, when Mr. Atherstone suggested throwing a Fiddle in as a counterpoise.
"The Violin" by George Hart
But God has given it a terrestrial body to serve for a counterpoise.
"The Autobiography of Madame Guyon" by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
The lodging-house life, call it squalid, mean, dreary if you will, is not without its alleviations and counterpoises.
"The Nebuly Coat" by John Meade Falkner
If all the elements needed are not furnished there can be no true counterpoise.
"Intestinal Ills" by Alcinous Burton Jamison
But such greatness had to endure its price and its counterpoise.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
Place flask and funnel on one pan of the scales, and counterpoise accurately.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre