(?), n. [Equi- + poise.] 1. 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.
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The means of preserving the equipoise and the tranquillity of the commonwealth.
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Our little lives are kept in equipoise
By opposite attractions and desires.
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2. Counterpoise.
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The equipoise to the clergy being removed.





(?) }, n. [Cf. F. quipollence. See Equipollent.] 1. Equality of power, force, signification, or application. Boyle.
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2. (Logic) Sameness of signification of two or more propositions which differ in language.
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