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weighed, past tense; weighs, 3rd person singular present; weighed, past participle; weighing, present participle;
  1. Find out how heavy (someone or something) is, typically using scales
    • - weigh yourself on the day you begin the diet
    • - the vendor weighed the vegetables
  2. Have a specified weight
    • - when the twins were born, they weighed ten pounds
  3. Balance in the hands to guess or as if to guess the weight of
    • - she picked up the brick and weighed it in her right hand
  4. Measure and take from a larger quantity of a substance a portion of a particular weight
    • - she weighed out two ounces of loose tobacco
  5. Be depressing or burdensome to
    • - his unhappiness would weigh on my mind so much
  6. Assess the nature or importance of, esp. with a view to a decision or action
    • - the consequences of the move would need to be very carefully weighed
  7. Compare the importance of one factor with that of (another)
    • - they need to weigh benefit against risk
  8. Influence a decision or action; be considered important
    • - the evidence weighed heavily against him

  1. have a certain weight
  2. consider: show consideration for; take into account; "You must consider her age"; "The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient"
  3. determine the weight of; "The butcher weighed the chicken"
  4. count: have weight; have import, carry weight; "It does not matter much"
  5. to be oppressive or burdensome; "weigh heavily on the mind", "Something pressed on his mind"
  6. (weighing) deliberation: careful consideration; "a little deliberation would have deterred them"
  7. In physics, there are various, nonequivalent definitions of the concept of weight.
  8. (Weight (album)) Weight is the fourth full-length studio album by the Rollins Band, released on April 12, 1994 (see 1994 in music). It featured the band's biggest hits, "Liar" and "Disconnect," which gained rotation on MTV and gained popularity after being featured on Beavis and Butthead. ...
  9. (Weight (Lie algebras)) In the mathematical field of representation theory, a weight of an algebra A over a field F is an algebra homomorphism from A to F, or equivalently, a one dimensional representation of A over F. It is the algebra analogue of a multiplicative character of a group. ...
  10. (Weight (strings)) The -weight of a string, for a letter, is the number of times that letter occurs in the string. ...
  11. (Weight (surname)) * Carel Weight, a British artist * Doug Weight, an American ice hockey player * Greg Weight, an Australian photographer
  12. (Weight (wine)) Wine and food matching is the process of pairing food dishes with wine to enhance the dining experience. ...
  13. To determine the weight of an object; Often with "out", to measure a certain amount of something by its weight, e.g. ...
  14. (weighing) action of the verb to weigh; that weighs; that burdens
  15. (weight) The force on an object due to the gravitational attraction between it and the Earth (or whatever astronomical object it is influenced by); An object used to make something heavier; A standardized block of metal used in a balance to measure the mass of another object; Importance or ...
  16. (Weighing) To dream of weighing, denotes that you are approaching a prosperous period, and if you set yourself determinedly toward success you will victoriously reap the full fruition of your labors. To weigh others, you will be able to subordinate them to your interest. ...
  17. (weight) The relative darkness of the characters in the various typefaces within a type family. Weight is indicated by relative terms such as thin, light, bold, extra-bold, and black.
  18. The assigned weight for a horse, including the jockey, equipment and lead weights if needed.
  19. (weight) Calculation relationship attribute (-1 or +1) that works in conjunction with the balance of the parent and child numeric elements to determine the arithmetic summation relationship
  20. (Weight) The range of a stroke’s width. Also knows as demibold, light, and bold. Some typeface families have many weights like ultra-bold and extra-light. Associated to the heaviness of the stroke for a specific font, such as Light, Regular, Book, Demi, Heavy, Black, and Extra Bold.
  21. (Weight) The heaviness or lightness of a thing. We measure weight in kilograms, mg, pounds, etc.
  22. (Weight) the degree of boldness or thickness of a letter or font.
  23. (Weight) Heavy metal piece, which provides the motive force, used to power certain types of chime clock movements. Usually decorative when used with quartz movements.
  24. The weight of dry wood depends upon the cellular space, the proportion of wood substance to air space.
  25. Weight is a term used by Drupal to define the priority or order in which an function is processed or a block / node is displayed. From Drupal 6, the weight field is adjusted dynamically using a drag-and-drop interface. ...