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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.
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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
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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]
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equipoise


Past participle: equipoised
Gerund: equipoising

Imperative
equipoise
equipoise
Present
I equipoise
you equipoise
he/she/it equipoises
we equipoise
you equipoise
they equipoise
Preterite
I equipoised
you equipoised
he/she/it equipoised
we equipoised
you equipoised
they equipoised
Present Continuous
I am equipoising
you are equipoising
he/she/it is equipoising
we are equipoising
you are equipoising
they are equipoising
Present Perfect
I have equipoised
you have equipoised
he/she/it has equipoised
we have equipoised
you have equipoised
they have equipoised
Past Continuous
I was equipoising
you were equipoising
he/she/it was equipoising
we were equipoising
you were equipoising
they were equipoising
Past Perfect
I had equipoised
you had equipoised
he/she/it had equipoised
we had equipoised
you had equipoised
they had equipoised
Future
I will equipoise
you will equipoise
he/she/it will equipoise
we will equipoise
you will equipoise
they will equipoise
Future Perfect
I will have equipoised
you will have equipoised
he/she/it will have equipoised
we will have equipoised
you will have equipoised
they will have equipoised
Future Continuous
I will be equipoising
you will be equipoising
he/she/it will be equipoising
we will be equipoising
you will be equipoising
they will be equipoising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been equipoising
you have been equipoising
he/she/it has been equipoising
we have been equipoising
you have been equipoising
they have been equipoising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been equipoising
you will have been equipoising
he/she/it will have been equipoising
we will have been equipoising
you will have been equipoising
they will have been equipoising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been equipoising
you had been equipoising
he/she/it had been equipoising
we had been equipoising
you had been equipoising
they had been equipoising
Conditional
I would equipoise
you would equipoise
he/she/it would equipoise
we would equipoise
you would equipoise
they would equipoise
Past Conditional
I would have equipoised
you would have equipoised
he/she/it would have equipoised
we would have equipoised
you would have equipoised
they 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
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equipoise

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

equipoise

[ˈiːkwɪpɔɪz] N (frm) → estabilidad f
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equipoise

n (form: = equilibrium) → Gleichgewicht nt
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