- [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"
Synonyms: beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime
- [noun] a compensating equivalent
- [noun] a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
Synonyms: stolon, runner
- [noun] a natural consequence of development
Synonyms: outgrowth, branch, offshoot
- [noun] a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
- [noun] structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
Synonyms: set-back, setoff
- [verb] compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"
- [verb] make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
Synonyms: cancel, set off
- [verb] cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
- [verb] create an offset in; "offset a wall"
- [verb] produce by offset printing; "offset the conference proceedings"