equipoise

See also: Equipoise

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From equi- +‎ poise.

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NounEdit

equipoise (uncountable)

  1. A state of balance; equilibrium.
  2. A counterbalance.
    • 1911, H. G. Wells, The Cone,
      The cone’s not fixed, it’s hung by a chain from a lever, and balanced by an equipoise.

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VerbEdit

equipoise (third-person singular simple present equipoises, present participle equipoising, simple past and past participle equipoised)

  1. (transitive) To act or make to act as an equipoise.
  2. (transitive) To cause to be or stay in equipoise.

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