poise meaning

EN[pɔɪz] [-ɔɪz]
  • The poise (symbol P, /ˈpɔɪz/) is the unit of dynamic viscosity in the centimetre gram second system of units. It is named after Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille.
  • The analogous unit in the International System of Units is the pascal second (Pa·s):
  • The poise is often used with the metric prefix centi-. A centipoise is one one-hundredth of a poise, and one millipascal-second (mPa·s) in SI units. (1 cP = 10−2 P = 10−3 Pa·s = 1 mPa·s)
  • Centipoise is properly abbreviated cP, but the alternative abbreviations cps, cp, and cPs are also commonly seen.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Singularia tantum
        • Uncountable nouns
      • Verbs
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      1. en poises
      2. en poised
      3. en poiser
      4. en poisest
      5. en poiseth
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of poise for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "poise" is a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum. It's also a verb.
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