HyperDic: weight

English > 10 senses of the word weight:
NOUNattributeweightthe vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
artifactweight, free weight, exercising weightsports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting
attributeweight, weightinessthe relative importance granted to something
artifactweightan artifact that is heavy
feelingweightan oppressive feeling of heavy force
quantityweight, system of weightsa system of units used to express the weight of something
quantityweight, weight unita unit used to measure weight
quantityweight, weighting(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
VERBcontactweight, burden, burthen, weight downweight down with a load
cognitionweight, slant, anglepresent with a bias
weight > pronunciation
Soundswey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > weight: 10 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity.
AttributesheavyOf comparatively great physical weight or density / density
lightOf comparatively little physical weight or density / density
Narrowerbody weightThe weight of a person's body
dead weightA heavy motionless weight
heaviness, weightinessThe property of being comparatively great in weight
lightness, weightlessnessThe property of being comparatively small in weight
poundageweight expressed in pounds
tareThe weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or cargo
throw-weightThe weight of the payload of a missile (not including the weight of the rocket)
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Spanishpeso
Catalanpes
Adjectivesweightyhaving relatively great weight
English > weight: 10 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningsports 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.
Synonymsfree weight, exercising weight
NarrowerbarbellA bar to which heavy discs are attached at each end
dumbbellAn exercising weight
Broadersports equipmentequipment needed to participate in a particular sport
Spanishpesas
Catalanpesos
English > weight: 10 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe relative importance granted to something.
Examples
  • "his opinion carries great weight"
  • "the progression implied an increasing weightiness of the items listed"
Synonymweightiness
BroaderimportanceThe quality of being important and worthy of note
Spanishpeso
Catalanpes
Adjectivesweightyof great gravity or crucial import
English > weight: 10 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAn artifact that is heavy.
NarrowerbobA hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliserA weight that balances another weight
load, loading, burdenweight to be borne or conveyed
makeweightA weight added to the scale to reach a required weight
paperweightA weight used to hold down a stack of papers
sinkerA weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishpeso
Catalanpes
Verbsweightweight down with a load
English > weight: 10 senses > noun 5, feeling
MeaningAn oppressive feeling of heavy force.
Example"bowed down by the weight of responsibility"
Broaderoppression, oppressivenessA feeling of being oppressed
Adjectivesweightyweighing heavily on the spirit
English > weight: 10 senses > noun 6, quantity
MeaningA system of units used to express the weight of something.
Synonymsystem of weights
Narroweravoirdupois, avoirdupois weightA system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
troy, troy weightA system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones
Broadersystem of measurement, metricA system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic
Spanishpeso
Catalanpes, sistema de pesos i mesures
English > weight: 10 senses > noun 7, quantity
MeaningA unit used to measure weight.
Example"he placed two weights in the scale pan"
Synonymweight unit
Narrowerapothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weightAny weight unit used in pharmacy
arrobaA unit of weight used in some Spanish speaking countries
catty, cattieAny of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)
crithThe weight of a liter of hydrogen (at 0 centigrade and 760 millimeters pressure)
frailThe weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs
lastA unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
maundA unit of weight used in Asia
obolusA Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram
okaA Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds
piculA unit of weight used in some parts of Asia
poodA Russian unit of weight equal to approximately 36 pounds
rotlA unit of weight used in some Moslem countries near the Mediterranean
taelA unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces
todA unit of weight for wool equal to about 28 pounds
troy unitAny of the unit of the troy system of weights
welterweightA weight of 28 pounds
Broaderunit of measurement, unitAny division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
Spanishunidad de peso
Catalanunitat de pes
English > weight: 10 senses > noun 8, quantity
Meaning(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance.
Synonymweighting
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
BroadercoefficientA constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic / characteristic
Verbsweightpresent with a bias
English > weight: 10 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningweight down with a load.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s something with something
Synonymsburden, burthen, weight down
NarroweroverburdenLoad with excessive weight
plumbweight with lead
saddleLoad or burden
BroaderchargeFill or load to capacity
Oppositeunburden, disburdenTake the burden off
Spanishasignar un peso, cargar
Nounsweightan artifact that is heavy
English > weight: 10 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningPresent with a bias.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsslant, angle
Broaderbias, predetermineCause to be biased
Spanishalterar, enfocar, inclinarse, inclinar, prejuiciar
Nounsweight(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance

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