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to weight (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
- The force on an object due to the gravitational attraction between it and the Earth.
- An object used to make something heavier.
- A standardized block of metal used in a balance to measure the mass of another object.
- (weightlifting) A disc of iron, dumbbell, or barbell used for training the muscles.
- (physics) Mass (net weight, atomic weight, molecular weight, troy weight, carat weight, etc.).
- (statistics) A variable which multiplies a value for ease of statistical manipulation.
- (topology) The smallest cardinality of a base.
- (typography) The boldness of a font; the relative thickness of its strokes.
- Compare to mass.
force due to gravity
object to make something heavier
statistics: statistical value
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Third person singular
- (transitive) To add weight to something, in order to make it heavier.
- (transitive) To load, burden or oppress someone.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To assign weights to individual statistics.
- (transitive) To bias something; to slant.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To handicap a horse with a specified weight.
to bias, to slant
to handicap a horse
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