Poise

Science / Chemistry / Poise: A cgs unit of resistance to fluid flow (viscosity). If a force of 1 dyne is needed to force two fluid layers with 1 cm2 area that are 1 cm apart past each other at a speed of 1 cm/s, the liquid has a viscosity of 1 poise.

Other Words for Poise

Poise Noun Synonyms: balance, equilibrium, equipoise, equiponderance, parity, par
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Put-Call Ratio

Business / Finance / Put-Call Ratio: The ratio of the volume of put options traded to the volume of call options traded, which is used as an indicator of investor sentiment (bullish or bearish). MORE

Oversold

Business / Finance / Oversold: Used in the context of general equities. Technically too low in price, and hence a technical correction is expected. Antithesis of overbought. MORE

Neuro-Structural Bodywork

Health / Massage / Neuro-Structural Bodywork: Neuro-Structural Bodywork (NSB) is a somatic therapy that combines a variety of techniques, including fascial release, neuromuscular reeducation, craniosacral adjustment, and breathwork in balancing t MORE

Speculative-Grade Bond

Business / Finance / Speculative-Grade Bond: A desire to hold cash in order to be poised to exploit any attractive investment opportunity requiring a cash expenditure that might arise. MORE

Viscosity

Science / Chemistry / Viscosity: The resistance a liquid exhibits to flow. Experimentally, the frictional force between two liquid layers moving past each other is proportional to area of the layers and the difference in flow speed b MORE

Port De Bras

Entertainment / Ballet / Port De Bras: Literally 'carriage of the arms'. Sometimes misspelled 'porte-bras'. Movement of the arms to different positions, it is considered a simple movement but a dancer works hard to make it seem graceful, p MORE

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