|1.||[ noun ] the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity|
|Related terms:||physical_property body_weight heaviness lightness dead_weight poundage throw-weight heavy light|
|2.||[ noun ] (games) sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; a weight that is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms|
|Related terms:||sports_equipment barbell dumbbell|
|3.||[ noun ] the relative importance granted to something|
"his opinion carries great weight"
|4.||[ noun ] an artifact that is heavy|
|Related terms:||artifact load counterweight makeweight bob sinker paperweight burden|
|5.||[ noun ] an oppressive feeling of heavy force|
"bowed down by the weight of responsibility"
|6.||[ verb ] present with a bias|
"He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
|7.||[ verb ] weight down with a load|
|Synonyms:||weight_down burthen burden|
|Related terms:||unburden charge saddle plumb overburden|
|8.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 16680|
|9.||[ noun ] a system of units used to express the weight of something|
|Related terms:||system_of_measurement troy avoirdupois|
|10.||[ noun ] a unit used to measure weight|
"he placed two weights in the scale pan"
|Related terms:||unit_of_measurement apothecaries'_unit frail arroba catty pood tael last maund obolus oka picul rotl crith troy_unit welterweight tod avoirdupois_unit|
|11.||[ noun ] (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance|
|Related terms:||coefficient statistics|