Definition of 'poised'
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They moved together in a close formation across the open patch of moonlight, past the poised statue. THE QUEST FOR K (2004)Anthony remained standing, gazing at a large, smouldering log that looked poised to roll forward undesirably. IN LOVE AND WAR (2004)They were looking at her, waiting, the silver pencil still poised. THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (2004)
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Translations for 'poised'
British English: poised ADJECTIVE
If a part of your body is poised, it is completely still but ready to move at any moment.
He studied the keyboard carefully, one finger poised.
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