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poise
pɔɪz
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Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. Great coolness and composure under strain.
  2. 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.
    • A state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium.
    (动) As a verb
    1. Hold or carry in equilibrium.
    2. Cause to be balanced or suspended.
      • Prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult.
      • Be motionless, in suspension.
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