equipoise

  • 1 Equipoise — is the state of being balanced or in equilibrium, usually connoting something that is a product of counterbalancing.Equipoise may also refer to: * Equipoise (album), a 1993 album by Happy Rhodes * Equipoise (horse), a thoroughbred race horse *… …

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  • 2 Equipoise — E qui*poise, n. [Equi + poise.] 1. Equality of weight or force; hence, equilibrium; a state in which the two ends or sides of a thing are balanced, and hence equal; state of being equally balanced; said of moral, political, or social interests or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 equipoise — I noun balance, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equal distribution of weight, equality of force, equality of weight, equilibration, equilibrium, equiponderance, even balance, evenness, match, offset, parity, stability, symmetry II… …

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  • 4 equipoise — (n.) 1650s, a contraction of the phrase equal poise (Cf. equall poyze, 1630s); see EQUAL (Cf. equal) + POISE (Cf. poise) …

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  • 5 equipoise — equilibrium, poise, *balance, tension …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 equipoise — ► NOUN 1) balance of forces or interests. 2) a counterbalance or balancing force …

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  • 7 equipoise — [ek′wi poiz΄, ē′kwipoiz΄] n. [ EQUI + POISE1] 1. equal distribution of weight; state of balance, or equilibrium 2. a weight or force that balances another; counterbalance …

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  • 8 equipoise — 1. noun /ˈɛkwɪpɔɪz/ a) A state of balance; equilibrium. Government was unnerved, confounded, and in a manner suspended. Its equipoise was totally gone. b) A counterbalance. “An easy evasion”, retorted the excited bride, who had lost her mental… …

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  • 9 equipoise — n. a state of genuine and substantial uncertainty as to which of two or more courses of action will be best for a patient. Equipoise is an important ethical principle in the construction of clinical trials. It is generally held that the random… …

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  • 10 equipoise — I. noun Date: 1658 1. a state of equilibrium 2. counterbalance II. transitive verb Date: 1664 1. to serve as an equipoise to 2. to put or hold in equipoise …

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  • 11 Equipoise — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Boldenon Andere Namen 17β Hydroxyandrost 1 …

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  • 12 equipoise — /ee kweuh poyz , ek weuh /, n., v., equipoised, equipoising. 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; EQUI + POISE1] * * * …

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  • 13 Equipoise — noun Market name for the anabolic steroid boldenone undecylenate …

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  • 14 equipoise — equi·poise (eґkwĭ poiz) a state of genuine uncertainty concerning the relative merits of a set of therapies or interventions; an ethical requirement for performing a randomized clinical trial …

    Medical dictionary

  • 15 equipoise — Synonyms and related words: balance, ballast, coequality, coextension, consideration, correspondence, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equality, equation, equilibrium, equipollence, equiponderance, equity, equivalence, equivalency,… …

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  • 16 equipoise — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. equilibrium; counterbalance. See equality. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A stable state characterized by the cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces: balance, counterpoise, equilibrium,… …

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  • 17 equipoise — e·qui·poise || ekwɪpɔɪz n. balance, equilibrium …

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  • 18 equipoise —    An equal distribution of weight, relationship, or forces. Also see counterpoise and balance …

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  • 19 equipoise — [ ɛkwɪpɔɪz, i:kwɪ ] noun balance of forces or interests. ↘a counterbalance or balancing force. verb balance or counterbalance (something). Origin C17: from equi + the noun poise1, replacing the phr. equal poise …

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  • 20 equipoise — n. Equilibrium, even balance, equality of weight …

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