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Synonyms for weight

the state or quality of being physically heavy

a duty or responsibility that is a source of anxiety, worry, or hardship

the greatest part or portion

the power to produce an effect by indirect means

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

to place a burden or heavy load on

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the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity

sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting

the relative importance granted to something

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an oppressive feeling of heavy force

a system of units used to express the weight of something

(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance

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weight down with a load

present with a bias

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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.
Unintentional weight loss causes a significant decrease in a resident's overall health and functionality.
Her weight 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.