offset
  • That which serves to balance, counteract, neutralize, or otherwise compensate for something else. Also, to balance, counteract, neutralize, or otherwise compensate for something else.
  • An imbalance between two halves or sections of a circuit, such as that of a differential amplifier. Also, the magnitude or value of such an imbalance.
  • In a control system, the steady state difference between the theoretical or desired value of the controlled variable, and the actual value.
  • The distance a memory address is from a base address. Also, the value added to the base address to obtain a second address. Also called displacement (3).

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