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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. poise, poise: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. poise, poise: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. poise: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. poise: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. poise, poise: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. poise: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Poise, poise: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. poise: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Poise: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. poise: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. poise: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. poise: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. poise: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. poise: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. poise (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. poise: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. poise: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Poise: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Poise: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. poise: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. poise: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. poise: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. poise: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. poise: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  25. poise: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. poise: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  27. poise: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  28. poise: Luciferous Logolepsy [home, info]
  29. poise: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  30. poise: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  31. poise: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  32. poise: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. POISE: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Poise: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  2. poise: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. poise: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. poise: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. poise: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. POISE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. poise: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Poise: Eric Weisstein's World of Physics [home, info]
  2. poise: General Chemistry Online [home, info]
  3. poise (P, Ps, or Po): How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. poise: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  2. Poise: National Glass Association Glossary [home, info]
  3. Poise (absolute viscosity): Oil Analysis [home, info]
  4. poise: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (poise)

noun:  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
noun:  a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium
noun:  great coolness and composure under strain
verb:  hold or carry in equilibrium
verb:  cause to be balanced or suspended
verb:  be motionless, in suspension ("The bird poised for a few moments before it attacked")
verb:  prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult

Word origin

Words similar to poise:   aplomb, balance, assuredness, brace, cool, poised, poising, sang-froid, self-possession, grace, tactfulness, more...


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