Meaning of offset

Definition of offset

(noun) the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
a compensating equivalent
a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
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
(verb) compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"
make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
create an offset in; "offset a wall"
produce by offset printing; "offset the conference proceedings"

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