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  Definition of weight
  1. an artifact that is heavy
  2. sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; a weight that is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
  3. the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  4. the relative importance granted to something; "his opinion carries great weight"
  5. an oppressive feeling of heavy force; "bowed down by the weight of responsibility"
  6. (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
  7. a unit used to measure weight; "he placed two weights in the scale pan"
  8. a system of units used to express the weight of something
  9. present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
  10. weight down with a load
Similar Words: free weight, exercising weight, weighting, weight unit, system of weights, slant, angle, burden, burthen, weight down

 

Hyponyms: bob, counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser, load, loading, burden, makeweight, paperweight, sinker, barbell, dumbbell, body weight, dead weight, heaviness, weightiness, poundage, throw-weight, lightness, weightlessness, troy unit, apothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight, arroba, catty, cattie, crith, frail, last, maund, obolus, oka, picul, pood, rotl, tael, tod, welterweight, avoirdupois, avoirdupois weight, troy, troy weight, overburden, plumb, saddle

 

Attributes: heavy, light

 

Derivational Morphology: burden, burthen, weight down, slant, angle, weighting, load, loading

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: gewicht   Finnish: paino  
French: poids   German: Gewicht  
Italian: peso   Japanese: 重さ and 重り  
Portuguese: gravidade and peso   Romanian: greutate  
Russian: вес and груз   Swedish: tyngd and vikt  
Telugu: బరువు and భారము   Ukrainian: вага  
 
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