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Weight 1

Definition: 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 units or standards, as pounds, grams, etc.

Weight 2

Definition: 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 3

Definition: Hence, pressure; burden; as, the weight of care or business.

Weight 4

Definition: Importance; power; influence; efficacy; consequence; moment; impressiveness; as, a consideration of vast weight.

Weight 5

Definition: A ponderous mass; something heavy; as, a clock weight; a paper weight.

Weight 6

Definition: 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 7

Definition: The resistance against which a machine acts, as opposed to the power which moves it.

Weight 8

Definition: 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 9

Definition: To assign a weight to; to express by a number the probable accuracy of, as an observation. See Weight of observations, under Weight.

weight 10

Definition: an artifact that is heavy

weight 11

Definition: 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 12

Definition: the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity

weight 13

Definition: the relative importance granted to something; "his opinion carries great weight"

weight 14

Definition: an oppressive feeling of heavy force; "bowed down by the weight of responsibility"

weight 15

Definition: (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance

weight 16

Definition: a unit used to measure weight; "he placed two weights in the scale pan"

weight 17

Definition: a system of units used to express the weight of something

weight 18

Definition: present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"

weight 19

Definition: weight down with a load

 

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