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Noun
The heaviness of an object, substance, or person
“There are different approaches to lightweight design when it comes to reducing the weight of a vehicle.”
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Freight, or something heavy, that is carried, conveyed or transported
“The handbag you use on a daily basis shouldn't be too big either, as hauling a heavy weight around all day is bound to hurt your back.”
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Something that is a burden, or that oppresses
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“Clara felt that it was a weight off her mind to find her confession so well-received.”
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The central or greater part of something
“Despite his protestations of innocence, the weight of the evidence is clearly against him.”
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Special importance, value, or prominence placed on something
“This would give more weight to the fact that running public utilities in the public interest is not the natural function of private enterprise.”
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The ability of someone or something to influence decisions or actions
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“You write that my remaining inactive is much approved of by our friend Peduceus, whose opinion has great weight with me.”
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Any weight that is suspended
“A weight hanging from a string and suspended from the same point as the cardboard will act as a plumb line and indicate the line of gravity.”
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A weight used to balance another
“If you have a larger telescope on only one side, you balance it with a weight on the other side for greater stability.”
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The state or condition of being fat
“The constant struggle with his weight would prevent him from ever reaching his full potential as an athlete.”
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(of a person) The quality of having a high personal standing or status
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The size, length, or amount of something, as established by measuring
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The force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact
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An impact or influence on (something), typically negative
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The quality of being convincing or believable
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The fact or state of having a connection to, or being related to, something else
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A mental or emotional conflict or struggle
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The effects or influence of something, typically a chemical or substance
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A particular manner or style of doing something
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The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming
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The real physical matter of which a person or thing consists and which has a tangible, solid presence
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The undesirable consequences of an action or event
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Depth
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A tax, tariff or duty that is imposed, especially on merchandise
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Belief in or acceptance of something as true
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A weight consisting of two disks or spheres attached to a short bar
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Deprivation or restriction of personal liberty or freedom of movement
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(usually in singular) The sensation from touching something
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To burden, load or encumber with
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“To keep the plate under the brine, weight it down with two to three sealed quart jars filled with water.”
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To put into italics
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To place bias upon
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To bias (the odds) towards a particular outcome
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