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Synonyms for weight

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:
The problem, therefore, is this-- What thickness ought a cast-iron shell to have in order not to weight more than 20,000 pounds?
"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 Scarecrow, being light in weight, was caught up bodily and borne through the air until Tip luckily seized him by one leg and held him fast.
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. Whether it was merely the expelled breath, or his consciousness of his growing impotence, I know not, but his throat vibrated with a deep groan.
I felt strangely light as I came on deck, as though a weight had been lifted off my shoulders.
Indeed, most current expert recommendations and guidelines identify a 5%-10% weight loss as a reasonable and achievable goal that will confer significant health benefits in obese individuals, he continued.
In Under 54 Kg (Fin Weight), Shahzaib (Balochistan, first); Shahfeeq (Army, second) and Mohammad Owais (KPK, third).
The study published Monday in the journal Obesity suggests consistently shedding pounds every week can be a more effective strategy if you are looking to lose weight in the long-run instead of seeing your weight drop drastically only to subsequently rise again.
The good news is that while it is difficult to lose weight, it isn't impossible.