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Noun
Any collection of weighted objects, such as dumbbells or barbells, used for exercise and training the muscles
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for something that is a burden, or that oppresses
“Clara felt that it was a weight off her mind to find her confession so well-received.”
Noun
Plural for the central or greater part of something
“Despite his protestations of innocence, the weight of the evidence is clearly against him.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for the ability of someone or something to influence decisions or actions
“You write that my remaining inactive is much approved of by our friend Peduceus, whose opinion has great weight with me.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Verb
To burden, load or encumber with
“To keep the plate under the brine, weight it down with two to three sealed quart jars filled with water.”
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