poising

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Verb[edit]

poising

  1. present participle of poise

Noun[edit]

poising (plural poisings)

  1. The act by which something is poised.
    • 1949, William Faulkner, Barn Burning
      And then his father came up beside him where he stood before a tattered last year's circus poster on the other side of the store, gazing rapt and quiet at the scarlet horses, the incredible poisings and convolutions of tulle and tights []