Compensation can refer to:
  • Financial compensation, various meanings
  • Compensation (chess)
    Compensation (chess)
    In chess, compensation refers to various advantages a player has in exchange for a disadvantage. The term normally refers to medium to long-term advantages as opposed to short-term advantages...

    , various advantages a player has in exchange for a disadvantage
  • Compensation (engineering)
    Compensation (engineering)
    In engineering, compensation is planning for side effects or other unintended issues in a design. The design of an invention can itself also be to compensate for some other existing issue or exception....

  • Compensation (essay)
    Compensation (essay)
    Compensation is an essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson. It appeared in his book Essays, first published 1841. In 1844, Essays: Second Series was published, and subsequent republishings of Essays were renamed Essays: First Series.-External links:...

    , by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Compensation (film)
    Compensation (film)
    Compensation is award-winning independent film about a young African American couple at the beginning and end of the twentieth century. The film is produced and directed by Zeinabu irene Davis and the screen play was written by Marc Arthur Chéry. It stars Michelle A. Banks and John Earl Jelks in...

    , a 2000 film
  • Compensation (psychology)
    Compensation (psychology)
    In psychology, compensation is a strategy whereby one covers up, consciously or unconsciously, weaknesses, frustrations, desires, feelings of inadequacy or incompetence in one life area through the gratification or excellence in another area. Compensation can cover up either real or imagined...

  • Biological compensation, the characteristic pattern of bending of the plant or mushroom stem after turning from the normal vertical position
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