Definitions for "offset"
A more or less distinct transfer of a printed page or picture to the opposite page, when the pages are pressed together before the ink is dry or when it is poor; an unitended transfer of an image from one page to another; called also setoff.
See offset printing.
(also called offset litho[graphy]) a printing process so called because the plate does not print directly onto the paper (as in most other processes), but onto an intermediate cylinder covered with a rubber blanket, from which the ink is transferred onto the paper; this is the more common form of lithography (the other is ‘direct lithography’): because the image is offset onto an intermediate medium, the paper does not come into contact with water
Keywords:  hosel, clubface, clubhead, shaft, club
The relationship between the clubhead and the shaft in which the clubhead is set off the line - or slightly behind the shaft. Offset clubs promote getting the hands through the impact zone ahead of the club. A game-improvement feature in club design.
a clubhead where the leading edge is set back from the shaft, or the amount of such a setting back. Example: "She played with offset irons." or "The driver had a 10° offset."
A club with a head that is set back from the hosel, putting the hands further in front to help square the club at impact.
A constant and steady state of deviation of the measured variable from the set point.
A sustained deviation of the controlled variable from setpoint. Offset is caused by load changes and is inherent in the use of proportional controllers that do not incorporate reset action.
A sustained deviation of the controlled variable from setpoint (this characteristic is inherent in proportional controllers that do not incorporate reset action). Also referred to as Droop.
A short distance measured at right angles from a line actually run to some point in an irregular boundary, or to some object.
Lateral distance at ground plane between point of intersection of steering axis and wheel plane.
The position of the backside of the wheel center section with respect to the centerline of the rim. If the center is closer to the back of the wheel, is has "negative" offset. If the center is closer to the outside face or front of the wheel, it has "posi
A short prostrate shoot, which takes root and produces a tuft of leaves, etc. See Illust. of Houseleek.
n. A short, often prostrate, shoot originating near the ground at the base of another shoot.
A lateral shoot or branch which develops from the base of the main stem in certain plants. Many bulbs produce offsets from their bases.
Amount of money taken from a parent's State or Federal income tax refund to satisfy a child support debt or other government loan program Order Direction of a Magistrate, Judge or properly empowered administrative entity
Amount of money taken from the non-custodial parent's state and/or federal tax refund, unemployment insurance, or lottery winnings to satisfy a child support debt. This is also referred to as an "intercept".
Using a debt to cancel another debt. For example, the IRS keeping all or part of a tax refund to apply to debt owed to the IRS.
The young plant that grows from a bud of the parent plant.
A young plantlet which appears on a mature plant. An offset can generally be detached and used for propagation.
a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
Keywords:  bend, elbows, ofthe, corbel, parallel
An abrupt bend in an object, as a rod, by which one part is turned aside out of line, but nearly parallel, with the rest; the part thus bent aside.
Two 45 degree conduit bends; used when conduit must bypass an obstacle or when making a connection into an enclosure.
Perpendicular interval; to parallel and continue a preceding course, line or boundary.
Elimination or reduction of a current long or short position by making an opposite...
1 - To remove a position from an account by establishing a position opposite an existing position, making or taking delivery, or exercising an option (i.e., selling if one has bought, or buying if one has sold). 2 - To report reductions of a firm's inventory of open long purchase dates to CME Clearing.
Closing out a long or short position by making an opposite transaction.
An offset can be defined as compensation required as a condition of purchase in either government-to-government or commercial sales of defence equipment and services to a government. They take the form of industrial, commercial and political arrangements under which suppliers implement specific projects aimed at partially or fully compensating (offsetting) the buyer's procurement costs.
a compensating equivalent
compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"
Keywords:  setoff, creditor, miss, owed, savings
When a creditor takes money it is holding for you and applies it to a debt owed by you. For example, you have both a savings account and a credit card with Bank A. You miss several credit card payments so Bank A takes the money in your savings account to pay the debt owed on the credit card. Bank A is using the the savings account as an offset to the credit card debt. Also called an setoff.
Alternate term often used for Setoff.
A horizontal ledge on the face of a wall, formed by a diminution of its thickness, or by the weathering or upper surface of a part built out from it; -- called also set-off.
Ledge marking the narrowing of a wall's thickness.
Keywords:  khz, kilocycles, opto, catv, kilohertz
In CATV the frequency offset required by the FCC, 12.5kHz and 25kHz, to keep leaking cable signals from interfering with aeronautical communications.
The spacing between a repeater's input and output frequency.
The difference between the minimum input of an analog input point and the actual minimum signal received from a field device. For example, if a 4–20 mA input point receives a minimum signal that is slightly off (not exactly 4 mA), the difference between the two minimums is the offset. Most Opto 22 I/O processors ( brains) can calculate offset and gain for analog inputs. Also see gain.
Keywords:  fez
ˈɑfˌsɛt ˈfez
A reduction in emissions from one source or several sources that are used to mitigate increases in emissions from another source. CA / Fed
an emission reduction that may be accomplished by shutting down a facility or by achieving a provable reduction in an existing facility
Greenhouse gas emission reductions or sink enhancements that a corporate entity invests in but that take place outside the entity's own operations. () For example, an electric utility may offset emissions in Alberta by planting trees in Costa Rica.
A term used by draftsmen and loftsmen for ordinate to ship's curves. See Joggle, for its meaning in structural work.
In modeling, a curve or surface that is a duplicate of an existing curve or surface, but is set off from the original copy.
In relative addressing methods, a number that tells how far from a starting point a particular item is located. For example, in the search for a specific data item stored within a known area (segment) of memory, an offset is used to tell the microprocessor how many bytes past the beginning of the segment the item is located. Using an offset is similar to saying “The loose stair is the fifth one from the bottom.
When defining a pattern match within a filter using Network Monitor, the number of bytes from the beginning of the frame where the pattern occurs in a frame.
The number of bytes from the beginning of a segment to a particular byte within that segment.
Keywords:  downpipe, soffit, eaves, pipe, gutter
To form an offset in, as in a wall, rod, pipe, etc.
A pipe fitting that directs a downpipe from the gutter, under the eaves soffit and down a wall.
Keywords:  terrapass, arnold, tom, tool, says
a simple tool that you can use in your own life to fight it," says Tom Arnold of TerraPass (terrapass
See Tool Offset
Keywords:  feedhorn, dish, parabolic, horn, mini
Type of dish with the focus and feedhorn below the center of the dish.
Offset fed antennas are most commonly found on Ku Band DBS satellite dishes or ‘mini-dishes'. The benefit of the offset configuration is that it positions the feed horn away from the dish itself as to not get in the way of the satellite signal arriving from space. Offset dishes are often referred to as ‘asymmetrical' and often have a parabolic satellite dish.
The impact, either partial or total, of a credit or contra account balance on the balance of an invoice.
This refers to the practice of reducing the interest on your loan by any interest earned on another acount (the offset account). The amount offset may be partial or full.
In general, that which is set off, from, before, or against, something
A sum, account, or value set off against another sum or account, as an equivalent; hence, anything which is given in exchange or retaliation; a set-off.
To set off; to place over against; to balance; as, to offset one account or charge against another.
a deduction from the consideration owed to defendant when his performance is not a material breach but is less than perfect
A deduction by one against a claim of another; e.g. unknown claims against the assets purchased by a buyer may be “offset” against the obligation the buyer owes to the seller (seller financing).
Reducing restored benefits by any overissue (claim) owed by the household to the department. See: Benefit Errors
A technique of interpreting an aspect by reversing the symbolism of one of the two planets that form the aspect. This is done in Magi Astrology when interpreting a Turbulent Aspect that is also a Historic Aspect.
Counter-balancing of exposure through establishing exposure on the opposite side.
An informal agreement between coalition and opposition groups that enables Knesset Members to neutralize a voting absence. A vote balance is achieved by pairing with an absent Knesset member from the opposite group. The offset system works on the basis of personal agreements between Knesset Members.
The ability to move the pantograph out of the design with a specific movement and then return to the original point. Used for placing appliques.
Keywords:  mat, weighing, bottom, wider, stacked
The reveal of the bottom mat board when one mat window is stacked on top of another. A typical offset between the top and bottom mat is 1/4".
The bottom border of a mat is wider than the top. This is also referred to as ¡°weighing the mat.¡± The bottom width is generally offset by 1/4 to 1/8 inch (6mm to 1.3mm).
a reference to another location in the metakit file or serialization
The concept of allowing one party to net amounts due from another before making payments. Many contracts between insurers and reinsurers have offset clauses.
To balance one item with another.
Keywords:  knew, supposed, begin, denote, sub
a timing consideration used to denote when sub-systems, procedures or program are to begin their cycles (i.e., hour, day, week, etc.). When a sub-system is performed "upon request" there is no offset since is not schedulable. (See Frequency, Information and Response Time).
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"
Keywords:  spur, hills, mountains, range
A spur from a range of hills or mountains.
A value to be added to each pixel to increase or decrease the intensity value of all of the pixels in the image.
An electronic process that alters the voltages representing an image, putting them into the optimal range for the A/D converter. Offset can be used to compensate for background noise or amplification due to gain.
In reference to electronic imaging is a method to correct for fixed pattern noise and to assure that reference levels are correct. Specifically, a black level offset correction removes the fixed pattern noise and normalizes the signal for the A/D converter to have full range on the remaining signal level.
Keywords:  xxxx, deck, proper, pin, spot
A pin that is not on its proper spot on the pin deck. Also XXXX.
Keywords:  span, middle, ring, fingers, typically
Difference in span between middle and ring fingers.
Typically refers to the 4 mA span set point.
The right of a bank, normally evidenced in writing, to take possession of any account balances that a guarantor or debtor may have with it to cover the obligations to the bank of the guarantor, debtor or third party.
Keywords:  zum, maneuver, target, indicating, men
Informative call indicating maneuver in a specified direction with reference to the target. zum Men
A variation in countertrade in which the seller is required to assist in or to arrange for the marketing of locally produced goods.
Agreement with a customer nation to contract local workshare; helps to offset
is the value added to the weighted sum before the transform is applied to compute a neuron's output. Also known as threshold and bias.
structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
an offer by a bidder/supplier to provide local content, eg that the overseas bidder/supplier would place a percentage of work with a local firm
Keywords:  relative, begins, far, corner, tells
a value indicating the location of a based variable relative to the beginning of an area
In the context of a video signal, the relative coordinates from the upper left corner of the video image where signal sampling begins.
n. In relative addressing methods, a number that tells how far from a starting point a particular item is located. See also relative address.
Keywords:  wider, tire, accommodate, motor, asked
This refers to the amount you have to adjust the location of your motor and/or transmission to accommodate a wider tire. To find out what offset your frame requires, see our Frequently Asked Questions page.
Keywords:  tubular, drainage, permits, basic, run
A tubular component which permits the offsetting of a drainage run in the same basic direction.
A tax law provision that allows an insurer to use the amount paid for one type of tax to reduce another aspect of the company's tax liability.----------[ Back
See Tax Offset.
To use to reduce. For example certain expenses can be used to reduce (offset)companies tax liability e.g. depreciation
Either a laminated or insulating unit wherein the two edges don't match up.
In the United States, a federal tax provision that allows an insurer to use the benefits paid under one type of health insurance coverage to reduce the benefits paid under another type of coverage. The purpose of the offset is to ensure that a disabled person does not receive an excessive total amount of benefits and to encourage the disabled person to return to work.
Older Workers Benefit Protection Act
Values, in the ranges 1 to 999 and -1 to -999, that indicate which days of a calendar period an application runs on. This is sometimes called displacement.
make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
a natural consequence of development
Keywords:  zero, constant, correction, added
an added constant, a zero-correction
a number that you add or subtract from your instrument measurement before you convert it into pressure (this number is also a function of instrument temperature)
Keywords:  duration, task, release, lead, finish
The difference in the start or release of a task or order and its finish based on duration or lead time.
This is sometimes used to mean state pension offset . This is when a member's pensionable earnings or a member's pension are reduced to take into account the amount of state pension the member will get. It is a type of integration .
Keywords:  online
a positive or negative number that specifies the number of hours difference between the actual system time and the time that should be displayed
Keywords:  voltage, register, added, above, fixed
(a) A fixed, known voltage added to a signal. (b) The location of a register above the base address.
Keywords:  block, start, added, address, working
a number that, when added to the base address of a block of data, will give you the address to start working from
Keywords:  wall, create
create an offset in; "offset a wall"
Keywords:  picture, order, close, man, one
one man picture on the close order
Keywords:  piece, address, location, data
a location of a piece of data, an address
Keywords:  separation, see
see separation
To make an offset.