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Weight 1Definition: The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center of the earth; the effect of gravitative force, especially when expressed in certain
standards, as pounds,
Weight 2Definition: The quantity of heaviness; comparative tendency to the center of the earth; the quantity of matter as estimated by the balance, or expressed numerically with reference to some standard unit; as, a mass of stone having the weight of five hundred pounds.
Weight 3Definition: Hence, pressure; burden; as, the weight of care or business.
Weight 4Definition: Importance; power; influence; efficacy; consequence; moment;
impressiveness; as, a consideration of vast weight.
Weight 5Definition: A ponderous mass; something heavy; as, a clock weight; a paper weight.
Weight 6Definition: A definite mass of iron, lead, brass, or other metal, to be used for ascertaining the weight of other bodies; as, an ounce weight.
Weight 7Definition: The resistance against which a machine
acts, as opposed to the power which
Weight 8Definition: To load with a weight or
weights; to load down; to make heavy; to attach
weights to; as, to weight a horse or a jockey at a race; to weight a whip handle.
Weight 9Definition: To assign a weight to; to express by a number the probable accuracy of, as an observation. See Weight of
observations, under Weight.
weight 10Definition: an artifact that is heavy
sports equipment used in calisthenic
exercises and weightlifting; a weight that is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
weight 12Definition: the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
weight 13Definition: the relative importance granted to something; "his opinion carries great weight"
weight 14Definition: an oppressive feeling of heavy force; "bowed down by the weight of responsibility"
weight 15Definition: (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
weight 16Definition: a unit used to measure weight; "he placed two
weights in the scale pan"
weight 17Definition: a system of
units used to express the weight of something
weight 18Definition: present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share
weight 19Definition: weight down with a load