poise englannista suomeksi
tasapainoilla, pysytellä tasapainossa
(RQ:Bentley Confutation of Atheis)
- 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
1959, E. A. Apps, ''Printing Ink Technology'' (page 415)
- 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, (..)
Weight; an amount of weight, the amount something weighs.
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene) So downe he fell (..)
The weight, or mass of metal, used in weighing, to balance the substance weighed.
That which causes a balance; a counterweight.
(RQ:Dryden Innocence)'', nor ''(w)'', Men of an unbounded imagination, but who often wanted the Poyze of Judgement.
To hang in equilibrium; to be balanced or suspended; hence, to be in suspense or doubt.
(RQ:Longfellow The Seaside and the Firesid)
- The slender, graceful spars / Poise aloft in the air.
1699, (w), ''Epistle to John Dryden''
- to poise with solid sense a sprightly wit
To add weight to, to down. (defdate)
(RQ:Montaigne Florio Essayes) upon his fellowes sinne, and elevates his owne.
(RQ:South Twelve Sermons)