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weight

English

Noun

(wikipedia weight) (en noun)
  • The force on an object due to the gravitational attraction between it and the Earth (or whatever astronomical object it is primarily influenced by).
  • An object used to make something heavier.
  • A standardized block of metal used in a balance to measure the mass of another object.
  • Importance or influence.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1897, author=
  • , title= , chapter=1 citation , passage=I liked the man for his own sake, and even had he promised to turn out a celebrity it would have had no weight with me. I look upon notoriety with the same indifference as on the buttons on a man's shirt-front, or the crest on his note-paper.}}
  • * 1907 Alonso de Espinosa, Hakluyt Society & Sir Clements Robert Markham, The Guanches of Tenerife: the holy image of Our Lady of Candelaria, and the Spanish conquest and settlement, Printed for the Hakluyt Society, p116
  • Another knight came to settle on the island, a man of much weight and position, on whom the Adelantados of all the island relied, and who was made a magistrate.
  • * 1945 Mikia Pezas, The price of liberty, I. Washburn, Inc., p11
  • "You surely are a man of some weight around here," I said.
  • (weightlifting) A disc of iron, dumbbell, or barbell used for training the muscles.
  • * He's working out with weights .
  • (physics) Mass (net weight, atomic weight, molecular weight, troy weight, carat weight, etc.).
  • (statistics) A variable which multiplies a value for ease of statistical manipulation.
  • (topology) The smallest cardinality of a base.
  • (typography) The boldness of a font; the relative thickness of its strokes.
  • (visual art) The relative thickness of a drawn rule or painted brushstroke, line weight.
  • (visual art) The illusion of mass.
  • (visual art) The thickness and opacity of paint.
  • pressure; burden
  • the weight of care or business
  • * Shakespeare
  • The weight of this sad time.
  • * Milton
  • For the public all this weight he bears.
  • The resistance against which a machine acts, as opposed to the power which moves it.
  • Derived terms

    * flyweight * heavyweight * lightweight * pseudoweight * pull one's weight * throw one's weight around * topweight * weightful, weightfully, weightfulness * weightlifter * weightlifting * weight of the world * weighty * welterweight

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To add weight to something, in order to make it heavier.
  • To load, burden or oppress someone.
  • (mathematics) To assign weights to individual statistics.
  • To bias something; to slant.
  • (horse racing) To handicap a horse with a specified weight.
  • capacityampflash

    Not English

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