Definitions For Poise

noun

  • Great coolness and composure under strain
  • 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

verb

  • Hold or carry in equilibrium
  • Cause to be balanced or suspended
  • Prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
  • Be motionless, in suspension
  • To hold (something) in a balanced and steady position

Is Poise a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
8

The word Poise is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Poise in a Sentence

  • She poised her pencil above the paper and waited for the signal to begin writing.
  • The disgraced business executive poised herself for the difficult press conference

Synonyms for Poise

Antonyms for Poise

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