Definitions of poise

The word poise uses 5 letters:eiops.

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v. - Weight; gravity; that which causes a body to descend; heaviness. 2

v. - The weight, or mass of metal, used in weighing, to balance the substance weighed. 2

v. - The state of being balanced by equal weight or power; equipoise; balance; equilibrium; rest. 2

v. - That which causes a balance; a counterweight. 2

n. - To balance; to make of equal weight; as, to poise the scales of a balance. 2

n. - To hold or place in equilibrium or equiponderance. 2

n. - To counterpoise; to counterbalance. 2

n. - To ascertain, as by the balance; to weigh. 2

n. - To weigh (down); to oppress. 2

v. i. - To hang in equilibrium; to be balanced or suspended; hence, to be in suspense or doubt. 2