Definitions for "Poise"
An attribute of seaborne forces which permits them to remain deployed and positioned for long periods such that they are able to influence events or withdraw at will without risk of embroilment.
The unit of measurement for viscosity.
cgs unit of resistance to fluid flow ( viscosity). If a force of 1 dyne is needed to force two fluid layers with 1 cm2 area that are 1 cm apart past each other at a speed of 1 cm/s, the liquid has a viscosity of 1 poise.
a dignified and self-confident manner; graceful composure and tact in handling difficult social situations.
great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"
prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
The weight, or mass of metal, used in weighing, to balance the substance weighed.
The state of being balanced by equal weight or power; equipoise; balance; equilibrium; rest.
That which causes a balance; a counterweight.
To counterpoise; to counterbalance.
See Procurement of Image Systems Effectively.
Procurement of Image Systems Effectively. This is a procurement model for the purchasing of information systems in the NHS.
be motionless, in suspension; "The bird poised for a few moments before it attacked"
Weight; gravity; that which causes a body to descend; heaviness.