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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Poising(0.01207 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Poising.
English → Indonesian (quick)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per
square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a
force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a
velocity of 1 centimeter per second
2: a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium
3: great coolness and composure under strain; “keep your cool”
[syn: aplomb, assuredness, cool, sang-froid]
v 1: be motionless, in suspension; “The bird poised for a few
moments before it attacked”
2: prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
3: cause to be balanced or suspended
4: hold or carry in equilibrium [syn: balance]
English → English (gcide)
Poise \Poise\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poised, ; p. pr. & vb. n.
Poising.] [OE. poisen, peisen, OF. & F. peser, to weigh,
balance, OF. il peise, il poise, he weighs, F. il p[`e]se,
fr. L. pensare, v. intens. fr. pendere to weigh. See Poise,
n., and cf. Pensive.] [Formerly written also peise.]
1. To balance; to make of equal weight; as, to poise the
scales of a balance.
2. To hold or place in equilibrium or equiponderance.
Nor yet was earth suspended in the sky;
Nor poised, did on her own foundation lie. --Dryden.
3. To counterpoise; to counterbalance.
One scale of reason to poise another of sensuality.
To poise with solid sense a sprightly wit. --Dryden.
4. To ascertain, as by the balance; to weigh.
He can not sincerely consider the strength, poise
the weight, and discern the evidence. --South.
5. To weigh (down); to oppress. [Obs.]
Lest leaden slumber peise me down to-morrow. --Shak.