Pou sto
Pou sto Pou sto (p[=oo] st[=o]; pou st[=o]). [Gr. poy^ stw^ where I may stand; -- from the reputed saying of Archimedes, ``Give me where I may stand and I will move the whole world with my steelyard.''] A place to stand upon; a locus standi; hence, a foundation or basis for operations. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • pou sto — [po͞o′ stō′, pou′] n. 〚Gr pou stō, where I may stand: from a saying of Archimedes, dos moi pou stō, kai kinō tēn gēn, give me (a place) where I may stand, and I will move the earth〛 1. a place to stand on 2. a basis of operations * * * …   Universalium

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