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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Poising (0.01207 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Poising.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: poise kebagakan, sikap tenang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: poise poise 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 [syn: brace] 3: cause to be balanced or suspended 4: hold or carry in equilibrium [syn: balance]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Poising 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To hold or place in equilibrium or equiponderance. [1913 Webster] Nor yet was earth suspended in the sky; Nor poised, did on her own foundation lie. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To counterpoise; to counterbalance. [1913 Webster] One scale of reason to poise another of sensuality. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To poise with solid sense a sprightly wit. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To ascertain, as by the balance; to weigh. [1913 Webster] He can not sincerely consider the strength, poise the weight, and discern the evidence. --South. [1913 Webster] 5. To weigh (down); to oppress. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Lest leaden slumber peise me down to-morrow. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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