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Equipoise (disambiguation); Equipoise (album)

equipoise         
n.
Equilibrium, even balance, equality of weight.
Equipoise         
·noun Counterpoise.
II. Equipoise ·noun 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 forces.
equipoise         
['?kw?p??z, 'i:kw?-]
¦ 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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Equipoise

Equipoise may refer to:

  • Clinical equipoise, or the principle of equipoise, a medical research term
  • Equilibrioception, the state of being balanced or in equilibrium
  • Boldenone undecylenate, an anabolic steroid, by the trade name Equipoise
  • Hydroxyzine, an antihistamine, by trade name Equipoise
  • Equipoise (Happy Rhodes album), 1993
  • Equipoise (Stanley Cowell album), 1979
  • Equipoise (Larry Coryell album), 1985
  • Equipoise (horse) (1928–1938), a thoroughbred racehorse
Pronunciation examples for equipoise
1. a kind of equipoise.
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2. A second skill is equipoise,
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3. Are we at some kind of evolutionary equipoise
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4. own mind and correct for their own biases, what I call "equipoise." And so, there's a
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5. And they're gonna take whatever you have. The second trait is what you might call "equipoise,"
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Examples of use of equipoise
1. "When a jury is in equipoise regarding the aggravating and mitigating features of a case, it is by definition unable to reach any conclusions about the defendant as a uniquely individual human being," Ms.
2. The substances most likely to be abused were opioids, or pain relievers like OxyContin or Vicodin; central nervous system depressants such as Valium or Xanax; stimulants including Ritalin or Adderall and anabolic–androgenic steroids like Anadrol or Equipoise.
3. Kansas law requires that when the result is a tie –– when the circumstances weighing for and against the death penalty are "in equipoise" –– then the jury must impose the death sentence.
4. As an editor, I think that aura of equipoise turns out to be very helpful, because you have so many people here who are professional neurotics, always acting out, drama queens, who have one form of craziness or another.
5. Souter described the Kansas equipoise law as "morally absurd," stating that "we are thus in a period of new empirical argument about how ‘death is different‘ " because "False verdicts defy correction after the fatal moment." Questions of death and the abstract notion of judicial restraint are nothing new for the court, though, as an example from six decades ago will attest.