Meaning of POISED in English

POISED

adj.

VERBS

▪ appear , be , look , seem , stand

She stood ~ for a moment.

▪ remain

ADVERB

▪ delicately , finely

▪ perfectly

His manner was perfectly ~ between gravity and teasing.

PREPOSITION

▪ above , over

Peter hesitated, his hand ~ above the telephone.

▪ between , for

They hovered by the door, ~ for flight.

PHRASES

▪ ~ on the brink of sth , ~ on the edge of sth , ~ on the threshold of sth

The two countries were ~ on the brink of war.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .