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noun (uncountable)
  1. A state of balance, equilibrium or stability
  2. Composure; freedom from embarrassment or affectation
  3. mien; bearing or deportment of the head or body
  4. A condition of hovering, or being suspended
  5. (physics) A cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter.
verb to poise (poises, poised, poising)
  1. To balance or to hover
  2. To draw up into readiness

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