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Definition of Weight

Weight v. t. means: 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.

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Weight v. t. means: 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.

Meaning of Weight

Weight (v. t.) means: 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.

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Weight (v. t.): A scale, or graduated standard, of heaviness; a mode of estimating weight; as, avoirdupois weight; troy weight; apothecaries' weight.

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

Tare (n.): Deficientcy in the weight or quantity of goods by reason of the weight of the cask, bag, or whatever contains the commodity, and is weighed with it; hence, the allowance or abatement of a certain weight or quantity which the seller makes to the buyer on account of the weight of such cask, bag, etc.

Weight (v. t.): 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 (v. t.): 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 (v. t.): A ponderous mass; something heavy; as, a clock weight; a paper weight.

Ton (n.): A certain weight or quantity of merchandise, with reference to transportation as freight; as, six hundred weight of ship bread in casks, seven hundred weight in bags, eight hundred weight in bulk; ten bushels of potatoes; eight sacks, or ten barrels, of flour; forty cubic feet of rough, or fifty cubic feet of hewn, timber, etc.

Counterpoise (v. t.): To act against with equal weight; to equal in weight; to balance the weight of; to counterbalance.

Dram (n.): A weight; in Apothecaries' weight, one eighth part of an ounce, or sixty grains; in Avoirdupois weight, one sixteenth part of an ounce, or 27.34375 grains.

Crush (v. t.): To overwhelm by pressure or weight; to beat or force down, as by an incumbent weight.

Baric (a.): Of or pertaining to weight, esp. to the weight or pressure of the atmosphere as measured by the barometer.

Rider (n.): A small forked weight which straddles the beam of a balance, along which it can be moved in the manner of the weight on a steelyard.

Weight (v. t.): Importance; power; influence; efficacy; consequence; moment; impressiveness; as, a consideration of vast weight.

Weigh (n.): A certain quantity estimated by weight; an English measure of weight. See Wey.

Preponderate (v. t.): To outweigh; to overpower by weight; to exceed in weight; to overbalance.

Gravimetric (a.): Of or pertaining to measurement by weight; measured by weight.

Weight (v. t.): Hence, pressure; burden; as, the weight of care or business.

Isomeric (a.): Having the same percentage composition; -- said of two or more different substances which contain the same ingredients in the same proportions by weight, often used with with. Specif.: (a) Polymeric; i. e., having the same elements united in the same proportion by weight, but with different molecular weights; as, acetylene and benzine are isomeric (polymeric) with each other in this sense. See Polymeric. (b) Metameric; i. e., having the same elements united in the same proportions by weight, and with the same molecular weight, but which a different structure or arrangement of the ultimate parts; as, ethyl alcohol and methyl ether are isomeric (metameric) with each other in this sense. See Metameric.

Cloff (n.): Formerly an allowance of two pounds in every three hundred weight after the tare and tret are subtracted; now used only in a general sense, of small deductions from the original weight.

Milligramme (n.): A measure of weight, in the metric system, being the thousandth part of a gram, equal to the weight of a cubic millimeter of water, or .01543 of a grain avoirdupois.

Crith (n.): The unit for estimating the weight of a/riform substances; -- the weight of a liter of hydrogen at 0/ centigrade, and with a tension of 76 centimeters of mercury. It is 0.0896 of a gram, or 1.38274 grains.

Gramme (n.): The unit of weight in the metric system. It was intended to be exactly, and is very nearly, equivalent to the weight in a vacuum of one cubic centimeter of pure water at its maximum density. It is equal to 15.432 grains. See Grain, n., 4.

Tret (n.): An allowance to purchasers, for waste or refuse matter, of four pounds on every 104 pounds of suttle weight, or weight after the tare deducted.

As (n.): A Roman weight, answering to the libra or pound, equal to nearly eleven ounces Troy weight. It was divided into twelve ounces.

Pennyweight (n.): A troy weight containing twenty-four grains, or the twentieth part of an ounce; as, a pennyweight of gold or of arsenic. It was anciently the weight of a silver penny, whence the name.

Tank (n.): A small Indian dry measure, averaging 240 grains in weight; also, a Bombay weight of 72 grains, for pearls.

Arroba (n.): A Spanish weight used in Mexico and South America = 25.36 lbs. avoir.; also, an old Portuguese weight, used in Brazil = 32.38 lbs. avoir.

Metameric (a.): Having the same elements united in the same proportion by weight, and with the same molecular weight, but possessing a different structure and different properties; as, methyl ether and ethyl alcohol are metameric compounds. See Isomeric.

Drachma (n.): Among the ancient Greeks, a weight of about 66.5 grains; among the modern Greeks, a weight equal to a gram.

Counterpoise (n.): A weight sufficient to balance another, as in the opposite scale of a balance; an equal weight.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Weight

Meaning of WEIGHT

WEIGHT means: Weight is British slang for a pound of a drug, especially cannabis. Weight is American slang for narcotics.

Meaning of weight

weight means: n. A large amount of drugs usually gathered and packaged by the pound.  2. n. A large amount of cocaine.  "Man, I’m tired of slangen nickels an dimes; I want to get my hands on some serious weight."  3. Street credit, or hierarchal status in the streets.  "Man, my dogs got all kinds o’ weight; what you want done out there?"  Lyrical reference: Pushin' Weight; Ice Cube & Mr. Short KHOP  A yeah yeahI push rhymes like weightI push rhymes like weight 

Meaning of pushin'

pushin' means: the illegal distribution of drugs.  "That fool better keep all his info on the low or he's gonna do some real time for pushin' weight, all that weight."  Lyrical reference: Pushin' Weight; Ice Cube & Mr. Short KHOP  A yeah yeahI push rhymes like weightI push rhymes like weight 

Meaning of TOP WEIGHT

TOP WEIGHT means: Top weight is British prison slang for the maximum sentence allowed by law.

Meaning of Displacement

Displacement means: The weight of water displaced by a floating vessel, thus, a boat's weight.

Meaning of Lifting:

Lifting: means: Also known as strength training, weight training, resistance training, and of course, pumping iron, lifting is the go-to method for increasing muscular strength, size, tone, and endurance. Workouts can utilize dumbbells, weight machines, kettlebells, resistance tubing, body weight, or a combination of them all.

Meaning of Displacement

Displacement means: The weight of a floating boat measured as the weight of the amount of water it displaces. A boat displaces an amount of water equal to the weight of the boat, so the boat's displacement and weight are identical.

Meaning of weight-weenie

weight-weenie means: n. a MTB owner (not even necessarily a rider) who is more concerned with how many milligrams a certain component saves off the bike's total weight than with how to be a better rider.

Meaning of DEAD WEIGHT

DEAD WEIGHT means: Dead weight is British slang for a member of a team or workforce who is not needed, or is useless.

Meaning of Displacement

Displacement means: The weight of water displaced by the immersed volume of a ship's hull, exactly equivalent to the weight of the whole ship.

Meaning of Intensity

Intensity means: It can mean that the pace you keep while you train is higher than normal, as in moving quickly and taking a shorter rest between sets. It also can mean that the weight you use during those sessions is relatively heavy for you. It can also mean that the workload within a given time period, combined with the weight and pace is increased.

Meaning of Displacement Hull

Displacement Hull means: A type of hull that plows through the water, displacing a weight of water equal to its own weight, even when more power is added.

Meaning of LOSE WEIGHT

LOSE WEIGHT means: Lose weight is American slang for to vomit.

Meaning of WEIGHT TRAINERS

WEIGHT TRAINERS means: Weight Trainers is slang for any anabolic steroid.

Meaning of Negatives

Negatives means: The act of lowering a weight againt gravity, speicifcally, resisting gravity by lowering the weight slowly and under control.

Meaning of Ton

Ton means: Ton : Tonnage LONG TON - the English ton of 2240 lbs; 2240 lbs was the average weight of a tun of wine whose capacity was fixed by law in 1434 as 252 gallons. SHORT TON - the American ton of 2000 lbs. METRIC TON - one thousand killogrammes (2204.6 lbs). REGISTER TON - unit of internal capacity of a ship = 100 cu ft. DISPLACEMENT TON - unit approximately equal to the volume of a long ton weight of sea water (35 cu ft), used in reckoning the displacement of ships. MEASUREMENT or FREIGHT TON - unit of volume for cargo, usually reckoned at 40 cu ft. MANIFEST or REVENUE TON - unit at which cargo is manifested when the carrier has the option to assess freight charges on the basis of a ton weight or a ton measurement, whichever affords the greater revenue. GROSS(REGISTER)tonnage - measure of cubic capacity of a ship; 100 cu ft of permanently enclosed space equals 1 gross tons. NET(REGISTER) TONNAGE - gross tonnage less non-earning spaces such as crew space, engine rooms, etc. DEADWEIGHT TONNAGE - the weight (in long tons) of cargo, fuel and ballast that a ship carries when laden to her waterline. DISPLACEMENT TONNAGE - the weight (in long tons) of a ship measured by the weight of the amount of water she displaces. POWER TONNAGE - the sum of the gross register tonnage and indicated horsepower of the engines, used as a basis for fixing pay scales for merchant navy officers.

Meaning of Stay

Stay means: 1. A strong rope supporting a mast, and leading from the head of one mast down to some other mast or other part of the vessel; rigging running fore (forestay) and aft (backstay) from a mast to the hull. The stays support a mast's weight forward and aft, while the shrouds support its weight from side to side. 2. To cancel a charge in a military tribunal.

Meaning of List

List means: The leaning of a boat to the side because of excess weight on that side; inclination of a boat due to excess weight on one side or the other.

Meaning of weight trainers

weight trainers means: Steroids

Meaning of Heft

Heft means: Weight, ponderousness.

Meaning of Weight

Weight means: A scale, or graduated standard, of heaviness; a mode of estimating weight; as, avoirdupois weight; troy weight; apothecaries' weight.

Meaning of Weight

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

Meaning of Tare

Tare means: Deficientcy in the weight or quantity of goods by reason of the weight of the cask, bag, or whatever contains the commodity, and is weighed with it; hence, the allowance or abatement of a certain weight or quantity which the seller makes to the buyer on account of the weight of such cask, bag, etc.

Meaning of Weight

Weight means: A definite mass of iron, lead, brass, or other metal, to be used for ascertaining the weight of other bodies; as, an ounce weight.

Meaning of Weight

Weight means: 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.

Meaning of Weight

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

Meaning of Ton

Ton means: A certain weight or quantity of merchandise, with reference to transportation as freight; as, six hundred weight of ship bread in casks, seven hundred weight in bags, eight hundred weight in bulk; ten bushels of potatoes; eight sacks, or ten barrels, of flour; forty cubic feet of rough, or fifty cubic feet of hewn, timber, etc.

Meaning of Counterpoise

Counterpoise means: To act against with equal weight; to equal in weight; to balance the weight of; to counterbalance.

Meaning of Dram

Dram means: A weight; in Apothecaries' weight, one eighth part of an ounce, or sixty grains; in Avoirdupois weight, one sixteenth part of an ounce, or 27.34375 grains.

Meaning of Crush

Crush means: To overwhelm by pressure or weight; to beat or force down, as by an incumbent weight.

Meaning of Baric

Baric means: Of or pertaining to weight, esp. to the weight or pressure of the atmosphere as measured by the barometer.

Meaning of Rider

Rider means: A small forked weight which straddles the beam of a balance, along which it can be moved in the manner of the weight on a steelyard.

Meaning of Weight

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

Meaning of Weigh

Weigh means: A certain quantity estimated by weight; an English measure of weight. See Wey.

Meaning of Preponderate

Preponderate means: To outweigh; to overpower by weight; to exceed in weight; to overbalance.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Alkoranist

Alkoranist means: Same as Alcoranist.

Meaning of Alliteral

Alliteral means: Pertaining to, or characterized by alliteration.

Meaning of Defecate

Defecate means: To free from extraneous or polluting matter; to clear; to purify, as from that which materializes.

Meaning of Rouser

Rouser means: Something very exciting or great.

Meaning of Syngenesious

Syngenesious means: Having the stamens united by the anthers; of or pertaining to the Syngenesia.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of CHEESE−CUTTER

CHEESE−CUTTER means: Cheese−cutter is slang for an aquiline nose. Cheese−cutter is slang for a large square peak on a cap. Cheese−cutter is slang for a flat cloth cap.

Meaning of SOTMG

SOTMG means: Short On Time, Must Go

Meaning of ISO

ISO means: In search of. This abbreviation is used in the classified ads.

Meaning of Stogies -

Stogies - means: Cheap, secondhand boots.

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