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  • a body's relative mass or the quantity of matter contained by it, giving rise to a downward force; the heaviness of a person or thing.
    E.g. he was at least fifteen stone in weight
  • a piece of metal known to weigh a definite amount and used on scales to determine how heavy an object or quantity of a substance is.
    E.g. the herbalist spooned the powder on to scales with tiny brass weights
  • the ability of someone or something to influence decisions or actions.
    E.g. a recommendation by the committee will carry great weight
  • the surface density of cloth, used as a measure of its quality.
  • hold (something) down by placing a heavy object on top of it.
    E.g. a mug half filled with coffee weighted down a stack of papers
  • attribute importance or value to.
    E.g. speaking, reading, and writing should be weighted equally in the assessment
  • assign a handicap weight to (a horse).
  • treat (a fabric) with a mineral to make it seem thicker and heavier.

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