Preponderance

Definition of Preponderance

Pre`pon´der`ance
n.1.The quality or state of being preponderant; superiority or excess of weight, influence, or power, etc.; an outweighing.
In a few weeks he had changed the relative position of all the states in Europe, and had restored the equilibrium which the preponderance of one power had destroyed.
- Macaulay.
2.(Gun.) The excess of weight of that part of a canon behind the trunnions over that in front of them.

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outbalance, outweigh, overbalance, power, powerfulness, preponderate
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