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poise


poise

noun \ˈpiz, ˈpwäz\

Definition of POISE

:  a cgs unit of viscosity equal to the viscosity of a fluid that would require a shearing force of one dyne to impart to a one square-centimeter area of an arbitrary layer of the fluid a velocity of one centimeter per second relative to another layer separated from the first by a distance of one centimeter
February 28, 2015
pontificate Hear it
To speak pompously or dogmatically
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