Definition - offset

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offset
  1. a compensating equivalent
  2. create an offset in; "offset a wall"
  3. 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"
  4. cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
  5. make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
  6. compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"
  7. structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
  8. a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
  9. a natural consequence of development
  10. a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
  11. produce by offset printing; "offset the conference proceedings"

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