poise

suomi-englanti sanakirja

poise englannista suomeksi

  1. tasapainottaa

  2. tasapainoilla, pysytellä tasapainossa

  3. poisi

  4. leijua paikallaan

  5. tasapainotila, tasapaino

  6. itsevarmuus

  7. varautua

  1. Substantiivi

  2. tasapaino

  3. itsevarmuus, arvokkuus, luontevuus

  4. poisi

  5. Verbi

poise englanniksi

  1. A state of balance, equilibrium or stability.

  2. (RQ:Bentley Confutation of Atheis)

  3. plants and animals, which are all made up of and nourished by water, and perhaps never return to water again, do not keep things at a poise
  4. Composure; freedom from embarrassment or affectation.

  5. Mien; bearing or deportment of the head or body.

  6. A condition of hovering, or being suspended.

  7. A CGS unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per centimetre.

  8. 1959, E. A. Apps, ''Printing Ink Technology'' (page 415)

  9. Letterpress and offset gloss varnishes normally have viscosities varying from 50 to 250 poises; they must stain the paper as little as possible, have insufficient tack to cause plucking, (..)
  10. Weight; an amount of weight, the amount something weighs.

  11. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene) So downe he fell (..)

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

  13. That which causes a balance; a counterweight.

  14. (RQ:Dryden Innocence)'', nor ''(w)'', Men of an unbounded imagination, but who often wanted the Poyze of Judgement.

  15. To hang in equilibrium; to be balanced or suspended; hence, to be in suspense or doubt.

  16. (RQ:Longfellow The Seaside and the Firesid)

  17. The slender, graceful spars / Poise aloft in the air.
  18. To counterpoise; to counterbalance.

  19. *(RQ:Shakespeare Othello)

  20. 1699, (w), ''Epistle to John Dryden''

  21. to poise with solid sense a sprightly wit
  22. To be of a given weight; to weigh. (defdate)

  23. To add weight to, to down. (defdate)

  24. (RQ:Montaigne Florio Essayes) upon his fellowes sinne, and elevates his owne.

  25. To hold (something) (m) or (m) something else in equilibrium; to balance, counterpose. (defdate)

  26. (RQ:Shakespeare Romeo)

  27. To hold (something) in equilibrium, to hold balanced and ready; to carry (something) ready to be used. (defdate)

  28. (ux)

  29. (RQ:Dryden Metamorphoses)

  30. (quote-journal)

  31. To keep (something) in equilibrium; to hold suspended or balanced. (defdate)

  32. To ascertain, as if by balancing; to weigh.

  33. (RQ:South Twelve Sermons)

  34. weight

  35. a unit of measure of unknown value (which presumably varied because of the technology of the time)