[n] structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
[n] a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
[n] a natural consequence of development
[n] a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
[n] a compensating equivalent
[n] the time at which something begins; "They got an early start"
[v] make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
[v] compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"
beginning, branch, cancel, commencement, counterbalance, first, kickoff, offset printing, offshoot, outgrowth, outset, runner, set back, set off, setoff, start, starting time, stolon