"weights" in the noun sense
the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
2. weight, free weight, exercising weight
sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
3. weight, weightiness
the relative importance granted to something
"his opinion carries great weight"
"the progression implied an increasing weightiness of the items listed"
an artifact that is heavy
an oppressive feeling of heavy force
"bowed down by the weight of responsibility"
6. system of weights, weight
a system of units used to express the weight of something
7. weight unit, weight
a unit used to measure weight
"he placed two weights in the scale pan"
8. weight, weighting
statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
"weights" in the verb sense
1. burden, burthen, weight, weight down
weight down with a load
2. slant, angle, weight
present with a bias
"He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
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