Here is the summing up of his various items, and their weight
, as he computed it:
A shot of 108 inches in diameter, and twelve inches in thickness, would weigh, in cast-iron, 67,440 pounds; cast in aluminum, its weight
will be reduced to 19,250 pounds.
As I approached the slightly more slender extremity of the branch it bent beneath my weight until, as I balanced perilously upon its outer tip, it swayed gently on a level with the ledge at a distance of a couple of feet.
Together we wormed our way along the waving pathway, but when we reached the end of the branch we found that our combined weight so depressed the limb that the cave's mouth was now too far above us to be reached.
Because we are floating in space, my dear captain, and in space bodies fall or move (which is the same thing) with equal speed whatever be their weight
or form; it is the air, which by its resistance creates these differences in weight
The Woggle-Bug lay flat upon the roof and so escaped harm, and the Tin Woodman, whose weight
of tin anchored him firmly, threw both arms around Jack Pumpkinhead and managed to save him.
Had the windlass been in order it would not have been so difficult; as it was, I was compelled to apply all my weight and strength to every inch of the heaving.
The breath was leaving his lungs and his chest was collapsing under my weight.
I felt strangely light as I came on deck, as though a weight had been lifted off my shoulders.
Lisa says she has always wanted children and a huge motivation for her to join Fit Factor was so she could lose enough weight
to get her body mass index to a level that would allow her to qualify for IVF treatment - a goal she is now well on her way to achieving.
I don't want to just eat junk and get fat, but I want to gain weight
and build muscle and tone.
By their reckoning, obesity--meaning a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more, corresponding to a weight
of 203 pounds or more for a man of average height (five leer, nine inches)--accounts for 112,000 deaths a year in the U.
loss causes a significant decrease in a resident's overall health and functionality.
and height combine to give her a body mass index (BMI) that classifies her as obese.
For every kilogram of weight
loss, there was a 16% reduction in risk.