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
the relative importance granted to something
the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
an oppressive feeling of heavy force
(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
a unit used to measure weight
a system of units used to express the weight of something
present with a bias
weight down with a load
The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center of the earth; the effect of gravitative force, especially when expressed in certain units or standards, as pounds, grams, etc.
The quantity of heaviness; comparative tendency to the center of the earth; the quantity of matter as estimated by the balance, or expressed numerically with reference to some standard unit; as, a mass of stone having the weight of five hundred pounds.
Hence, pressure; burden; as, the weight of care or business.
Importance; power; influence; efficacy; consequence; moment; impressiveness; as, a consideration of vast weight.
A scale, or graduated standard, of heaviness; a mode of estimating weight; as, avoirdupois weight; troy weight; apothecaries' weight.
A ponderous mass; something heavy; as, a clock weight; a paper weight.
A definite mass of iron, lead, brass, or other metal, to be used for ascertaining the weight of other bodies; as, an ounce weight.
The resistance against which a machine acts, as opposed to the power which moves it.
To load with a weight or weights; to load down; to make heavy; to attach weights to; as, to weight a horse or a jockey at a race; to weight a whip handle.
To assign a weight to; to express by a number the probable accuracy of, as an observation. see weight of observations, under weight.