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weights, plural;
  1. Hold (something) down by placing a heavy object on top of it
    • - a mug half filled with coffee weighted down a stack of papers
  2. Make (something) heavier by attaching a heavy object to it, esp. so as to make it stay in place
    • - the jugs were covered with muslin veils weighted with colored beads
  3. Attach importance or value to
    • - speaking, reading, and writing should be weighted equally in the assessment
  4. Be planned or arranged so as to put a specified person, group, or factor in a position of advantage or disadvantage
    • - the balance of power is weighted in favor of the government
  5. Multiply the components of (an average) by factors to take account of their importance

  6. Assign a handicap weight to (a horse)

  7. Treat (a fabric) with a substance to make it seem thicker and heavier

Noun
  1. A body's relative mass or the quantity of matter contained by it, giving rise to a downward force; the heaviness of a person or thing
    • - he was at least 175 pounds in weight
  2. The force exerted on the mass of a body by a gravitational field

  3. The quality of being heavy
    • - as he came upstairs the boards creaked under his weight
  4. A unit or system of units used for expressing how much an object or quantity of matter weighs

  5. A piece of metal known to weigh a definite amount and used on scales to determine how heavy an object or quantity of a substance is

  6. The amount that a jockey is expected or required to weigh, or the amount that a horse can easily carry

  7. Any of several divisions based on relative lightness and heaviness into which boxers and wrestlers are classified for competition

  8. The surface density of cloth, used as a measure of its quality

  9. The degree of blackness of a type font

  10. A heavy object, esp. one being lifted or carried

  11. A heavy object used to give an impulse or act as a counterweight in a mechanism

  12. A heavy object thrown by a shot-putter

  13. Blocks or discs of metal or other heavy material used in weightlifting or weight training

  14. A burden or responsibility

  15. The ability of someone or something to influence decisions or actions
    • - a recommendation by the committee will carry great weight
  16. The importance attached to something
    • - individuals differ in the weight they attach to various aspects of a job
  17. A factor associated with one of a set of numerical quantities, used to represent its importance relative to the other members of the set


  1. burden: weight down with a load
  2. the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  3. slant: present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
  4. sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
  5. the relative importance granted to something; "his opinion carries great weight"; "the progression implied an increasing weightiness of the items listed"
  6. an artifact that is heavy
  7. In physics, there are various, nonequivalent definitions of the concept of weight.
  8. Weight is the fourth full-length studio album by the Rollins Band, released on April 12, 1994 (see 1994 in music). It featured the band's biggest hits, "Liar" and "Disconnect," which gained rotation on MTV and gained popularity after being featured on Beavis and Butthead. ...
  9. In the mathematical field of representation theory, a weight of an algebra A over a field F is an algebra homomorphism from A to F, or equivalently, a one dimensional representation of A over F. It is the algebra analogue of a multiplicative character of a group. ...
  10. The -weight of a string, for a letter, is the number of times that letter occurs in the string. More precisely, let be a finite set (called the alphabet), a letter of , and a string (where is the free monoid generated by the elements of , equivalently the set of strings, including the empty ...
  11. * Carel Weight, a British artist * Doug Weight, an American ice hockey player * Greg Weight, an Australian photographer
  12. Wine and food matching is the process of pairing food dishes with wine to enhance the dining experience. ...
  13. The force on an object due to the gravitational attraction between it and the Earth (or whatever astronomical object it is 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; A ...
  14. (weights) Any collection of weighted objects, such as dumbbells or barbells, used for exercise and training the muscles
  15. (Weights) Lead strips placed in a weight cloth to bring the jockey and tack up to the handicap weight.
  16. (Weights) The various barbells / benches / machines used by swimmers during their dryland program.
  17. (Weights) Many lighter skydivers wear a weight vest to allow them to maintain a fast fall rate.
  18. Lead weights sewn in at the vertical seams and each corner of a drapery panel.  Chain weights are strung in a line along the bottom hemline of sheers to ensure an even hemline and straight hanging.
  19. (WEIGHTS) A bag of sand required to be carried by those coxswains who weigh below their minimum.
  20. (Weights) 20, 10, 5, 2, 1 kilograms; 500 to 1 gramme; 5 to 1 decigram; 5 to 1 centigram; 5 to 1 milligram. (Series 5, 2, 2, 1, i.e. with a duplicate weight of "2.") (Metric Equivalents, King's Printers (1898).
  21. (Weights) Although we use the usual TF-IDF weighting to select terms for vectors, we do not store these weights in vectors. Instead, we store just the term frequency, that is, the number of times the term appears in the page. ...
  22. (Weights) Ballast added to the tractor or implement to improve balance, traction, stability or digging force. ...
  23. (Weights) Priorities or preferences attached to criteria in MCE. Usually specified by the user in order to indicate the relative importance of each criterion.
  24. (Weights) Reduced to English troy-weight, the Hebrew weights were:, (1.) The gerah (Lev 27:25; Num 3:47), a Hebrew word, meaning a grain or kernel, and hence a small weight. It was the twentieth part of a shekel, and equal to 12 grains. (2.) Bekah (Exo 38:26), meaning "a half" i.e. ...
  25. (Weights) Small shots of heavy metal used to set floats and aid casting.