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v. com·pen·sat·ed, com·pen·sat·ing, com·pen·sates
1. To offset; counterbalance.
2. To make satisfactory payment or reparation to; recompense or reimburse: Management compensated us for the time we worked.
3. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
To serve as or provide a substitute or counterbalance.

[Latin compēnsāre, compēnsāt- : com-, com- + pēnsāre, to weigh; see (s)pen- in Indo-European roots.]

com′pen·sa′tive (kŏm′pən-sā′tĭv, kəm-pĕn′sə-tĭv) adj.
com′pen·sa′tor n.
com·pen′sa·to′ry (kəm-pĕn′sə-tôr′ē) adj.
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The goal is to find a (proper) feedforward compensator R described by its transfer function
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The Static VAr Compensator system, which will utilise the new Alstom patented SVC configuration (with blocking reactor) to improve technical performance, will provide fast voltage support at substations, stabilising power supply and strengthening the transmission grid; power will be fed to major areas across Jeddah and Makkah.
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This solution assured a displacement of central core in length, thermal compensator could be a bimetallic lamella.
American Superconductor said in a news release that new orders for the compensator came from a steel company in Pennsylvania, a Canadian oil and gas company with natural gas pipelines in Texas, a Wisconsin consumer products business with operations in New Orleans and a mining company in Switzerland that plans to install a compensator at a copper mine in Ontario, Canada.
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