Definition of equipoise noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈiːkwɪpɔɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːkwɪpɔɪz//
; BrE BrE//ˈekwɪpɔɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekwɪpɔɪz//
jump to other results
a state of balance Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from equi- ‘equal’ + the noun poise, replacing the phrase equal poise.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: equipoise