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poise
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
poise /pɔiz/
  • danh từ
    • thế thăng bằng, thế cân bằng
    • dáng, tư thế (đầu...)
    • tư thế đĩnh đạc, tư thế đàng hoàng
    • tính đĩnh đạc
    • to hang at poise
      • chưa quyết định, chưa ngã ngũ
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm thăng bằng, làm cân bằng
    • để lơ lửng, treo lơ lửng
    • để (đầu... ở một tư thế nào đó); để (cái gì...) ở tư thế sẵn sàng
    • nội động từ
      • thăng bằng, cân bằng
      • lơ lửng
    Concise Dictionary
    poises|poised|poisingpɔɪz
    noun
    +a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second
    +a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium
    +great coolness and composure under strain
    verb
    +be motionless, in suspension
    +prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
    +cause to be balanced or suspended
    +hold or carry in equilibrium

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 balance, equilibrium, equipoise, equiponderance, parity, par:
    The chariots of the gods in even poise, obeying the rein, glide rapidly
    2 composure, control, self-possession, aplomb, assurance, dignity, equanimity, sang-froid, cool-headedness, imperturbability, presence of mind, coolness, staidness, reserve, sedateness, calmness, serenity, tranquillity, Colloq cool:
    Jane's poise is remarkable, despite the heckling by the audience.
    v.
    3 balance, be balanced, hover, hang, float; make or be or get ready, prepare:
    The boulder was poised on the edge of the cliff.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun [U]
    1 a calm and confident manner with control of your feelings or behaviour: His performance was full of maturity and poise. + She seemed embarrassed for a moment but quickly recovered her poise.
    2 the ability to move or stand in a graceful way with good control of your body
    + verb
    to be or hold sth steady in a particular position, especially above sth else: [V, +adv./prep.] The hawk poised in mid-air ready to swoop. + [VN to inf] He was poising himself to launch a final attack. + [VN +adv./prep.] She poised the javelin in her hand before the throw.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    natural
    the natural poise and balance of the body
    | social
    She never lost her social poise, however awkward the situation.

    VERB + POISE

    retain | lose | recover, regain
    She hesitated briefly but quickly regained her poise.



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