equipoise

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Equipoise

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From equi- +‎ poise.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

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.

Translations[edit]