Definitions for weight

Definitions for (noun) weight

Main entry: weight

Definition: an artifact that is heavy

Main entry: weight, exercising weight, free weight

Definition: 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

Main entry: weight

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

Main entry: weight, weightiness

Definition: the relative importance granted to something

Usage: his opinion carries great weight; the progression implied an increasing weightiness of the items listed

Main entry: weight

Definition: an oppressive feeling of heavy force

Usage: bowed down by the weight of responsibility

Main entry: weight, weighting

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

Main entry: weight, weight unit

Definition: a unit used to measure weight

Usage: he placed two weights in the scale pan

Main entry: weight, system of weights

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

Definitions for (verb) weight

Main entry: angle, slant, weight

Definition: present with a bias

Usage: He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders

Main entry: burden, burthen, weight, weight down

Definition: weight down with a load

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