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e·qui·poise

 (ē′kwə-poiz′, ĕk′wə-)
n.
1. Equality in distribution, as of weight, relationship, or emotional forces; equilibrium.
2. A counterpoise; a counterbalance.

equipoise

(ˈɛkwɪˌpɔɪz)
n
1. even balance of weight or other forces; equilibrium
2. a counterbalance; counterpoise
vb
(tr) to offset or balance in weight or force; balance

e•qui•poise

(ˈi kwəˌpɔɪz, ˈɛk wə-)

n., v. -poised, -pois•ing. n.
1. an equal distribution of weight; even balance; equilibrium.
2. a counterpoise.
v.t.
3. to equal or offset in weight; balance.
[1625–35]

equipoise


Past participle: equipoised
Gerund: equipoising

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
I have equipoised
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Past Continuous
I was equipoising
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Past Perfect
I had equipoised
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Future
I will equipoise
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Future Perfect
I will have equipoised
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Future Continuous
I will be equipoising
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been equipoising
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been equipoising
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been equipoising
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Conditional
I would equipoise
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Past Conditional
I would have equipoised
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.equipoise - equality of distributionequipoise - equality of distribution    
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
conformation - a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
symmetry, proportion - balance among the parts of something

equipoise

noun
A stable state characterized by the cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces:
Translations
evenwichttegenwicht

equipoise

[ˈiːkwɪpɔɪz] N (frm) → estabilidad f

equipoise

n (form: = equilibrium) → Gleichgewicht nt
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