• Definition for "poise"
    • to transport or hold in equilibrium; stability.
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poise definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to transport or hold in equilibrium; stability.
    • To balance; in order to make of equal body weight.
    • To hold or devote equilibrium or equiponderance.
    • To counterpoise; to counterbalance.
    • to see, as because of the stability; to weigh.
    • To consider (down); to oppress.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To be balanced or held in suspension system; hover.
    • to hold in equilibrium; is balanced or suspended; for this reason, to be in suspense or doubt.
  • noun:
    • circumstances of stability or balance; security.
    • Freedom from affectation or shame; composure.
    • The bearing or deportment for the mind or human body; mien.
    • a situation or condition of hovering or becoming suspended.
    • A centimeter-gram-second product of dynamic viscosity corresponding to one dyne-second per square centimeter.
    • Weight; some weight, extent some thing weighs in at.
    • a situation of balance, balance or security
    • composure; freedom from embarrassment or affectation
    • mien; bearing or deportment associated with head or body
    • A condition of hovering, or being suspended
    • A cgs unit of powerful viscosity add up to one dyne-second per square centimeter.
    • body weight; gravity; what causes a body to descend; heaviness.
    • the extra weight, or size of steel, used in weighing, to balance the compound weighed.
    • hawaii of being balanced by equal fat or energy; equipoise; stability; balance; sleep.
    • That which causes a balance; a counterweight.
    • a dignified and self-confident way; graceful composure and tact in dealing with difficult social situations.
    • fat; ponderosity; gravity.
    • A weight; especially, the extra weight or size of material used in weighing with steelyards to stabilize the substance weighed.
    • something suspended or affixed as a counterweight; thus, whatever counterbalances; a counterpoise.
    • a situation of stability; equipoise; equilibrium; for this reason, equanimity.
    • the healthiness of balancing or hovering; suspended motion.
    • a cgs device of powerful viscosity add up to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid for which a force of 1 dyne per square centimeter preserves a velocity of 1 centimeter per 2nd
    • a situation of being balanced in a stable balance
    • great coolness and composure under stress
  • verb:
    • to hold in balance; to-be balanced or suspended; therefore, to stay suspense or doubt.
    • hold or carry-in balance
    • reason to be balanced or suspended
    • be motionless, in suspension
    • prepare (oneself) for some thing unpleasant or difficult
  • others:
    • To weigh; ascertain by weighing or managing; figuratively, to consider; ponder; consider.
    • To counterbalance; be of equal fat with.
    • To stabilize; model of equal body weight; hold or devote balance: since, to poise the scales of a balance.
    • to put up suspended or perhaps in anticipation; delay.
    • To weigh or press down; force.
    • To be balanced or suspended; ergo, figuratively, to hold in suspense.
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