Translation of offset in Spanish:

offset

compensar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈɒfsɛt//ˈɔfˌsɛt//ˌɔfˈsɛt//ɒfˈsɛt/

verb

  • 1

    (compensate for)
    (loss/shortfall/costs) compensar
    to offset sth against sth deducir algo de algo
    • any overpayment will be offset against your next invoice cualquier saldo a su favor le será deducido de su próxima factura
    • An increasing university student population has partly offset these effects.
    • Designing in the shade garden offers many challenges, but the wide palette of material that is available offsets this.
    • The educational costs were offset by reduced payroll costs, so there was a pay-back in less than six months.
    • Wi-Fi's strength as a broadband access technology has always been offset by its poor range.
    • The lack of laughter in the auditorium is offset only by our blind hope that there is method in this madness and that an explanation is around the corner.
    • So world markets tend to move in tandem, and foreign investment, especially index investing, offsets domestic risk less than it once did.
    • While the video has an awful amount of artifacting, it is somewhat offset by the above average audio track.
    • Initially they will accelerate, but they will soon reach a constant terminal velocity when the air resistance around them offsets their downward acceleration.
    • Because oil is priced in dollars the surge in oil prices for the past few years has been offset by the strong euro which traded as high as $1.33 at one point in the cycle.
    • Improved nutrition in some countries is being more than offset by a decline in others.
    • The key question is whether wages will continue to grow fast enough to offset rising energy prices.
    • Improvements in electricity and water supply have been offset by disruption caused by sabotage.
    • But part of the profit pressure is offset - at least on the income statement - with nonoperating gains.
    • All this upward pressure in demand offsets to a large degree the downward pull of rising interest rates in the national real estate market.
    • The decline in the primary sector was to an extent offset by the growth in production in the secondary sector.
    • Economics teaches us that lower margins are not necessarily bad and can be offset when a market is growing rapidly.
    • Previously, acute staff shortages had been partially offset by large amounts of overtime.
    • In some instances, any tendency to increase prices may be more than offset by efficiencies resulting from a merger.
    • Correctly practiced martial arts can help offset these conditions or at least minimize their effects.
    • With job losses in manufacturing and agriculture offset by job gains in construction, unemployment has remained low.
  • 2

    Printing
    imprimir en offset

noun

Printing

  • 1

    offset masculine
    (printing/reproduction) (before noun) en offset
    • A canvas print is created when inks are applied directly to canvas using offset printing techniques.
    • ‘It is one of the most heated debates in the print world: offset vs. direct lithography,’ said Creyts.
    • It is within that context that we should see this group of about one hundred offset lithographs published in 1970 and 1971.
    • The most interesting is the offset monopoint, which was designed to put the weight of the front points directly under the big toe, as would naturally occur in rock climbing.
    • One side has optimum freedom from surface imperfections; supplied with a maximum degree of flatness, for use as a plate in offset printing.
    • All stamps in Taiwan are made using the offset printing technique, the most basic, which further undercuts their appeal.
    • One notable exception to the norm is an offset litho print of Mandela, dated 1989.
    • They are printed by offset and are sold by open subscription.
    • The offset printing machines allow the simultaneous printing of both sides of the banknotes.