Noun: weight weyt- The vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
- 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
- free weight, exercising weight - The relative importance granted to something
"his opinion carries great weight"; - weightiness - An artifact that is heavy
- An oppressive feeling of heavy force
"bowed down by the weight of responsibility" - A system of units used to express the weight of something
- system of weights - A unit used to measure weight
"he placed two weights in the scale pan"; - weight unit - (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
- weighting - (typography) the boldness of a font; the relative thickness of its strokes
Verb: weight weyt- Add a heavy load; increase the weight of a load
- burden, burthen, weight down - Present with a bias
- slant, angle - (mathematics) assign weights to individual terms or statistics
Sounds like: waists, wastes Derived forms: weights, weighted, weighting See also: heavy, light Type of: artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], bias, charge, coefficient, importance, metric, oppression, oppressiveness, physical property, predetermine, repressiveness, sports equipment, system of measurement, unit, unit of measurement Encyclopedia: Weight |