Definition of offsetting

Definition of offsetting
  1. offsetting Verb Present participle of offset
  2. offsetting Noun The act of offsetting
  3. offsetting Noun An amount offset
  4. offset Noun Anything that acts as counterbalance; a compensating equivalent.
  5. offset Noun A form of countertrade arrangement, in which the seller agrees to purchase within a set time frame products of a certain value from the the buying country. This kind of agreement may be used in large international public sector contracts such as arms sales.
  6. offset Noun A time at which something begins; outset.
  7. offset Noun A printing method, in which ink is carried from a metal plate to a rubber blanket and from there to the printing surface.
  8. offset Noun The difference between a target memory address and a base address.
  9. offset Noun The distance by which one thing is out of alignment with another.
  10. offset Verb To compensate for something.
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