pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an alternative; "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"
see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way; "She chose not to attend classes and now she failed the exam"
a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second
a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium
hold or carry in equilibrium
cause to be balanced or suspended
be motionless, in suspension; "The bird poised for a few moments before it attacked"