weight
Noun

The vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity (synset 105034009)
attribute:hypernym: physical property  any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactionshyponym:
 body weight  the weight of a person's body
 dead weight  a heavy motionless weight
 heaviness, weightiness  the property of being comparatively great in weight
 poundage  weight expressed in pounds
 tare  the weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or cargo
 throwweight  the weight of the payload of a missile (not including the weight of the rocket)
 lightness, weightlessness  the property of being comparatively small in 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 (synset 104578578)hypernym: sports equipment  equipment needed to participate in a particular sporthyponym:synonym: exercising weight, free weight 
The relative importance granted to something (synset 105179849)
"his opinion carries great weight"; "the progression implied an increasing weightiness of the items listed"hypernym: importance  the quality of being important and worthy of notesynonym: weightiness

An artifact that is heavy (synset 104578374)
hyponym:
 bob  a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string
 balance, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equaliser, equalizer  a weight that balances another weight
 burden, load, loading  weight to be borne or conveyed
 makeweight  a weight added to the scale to reach a required weight
 paperweight  a weight used to hold down a stack of papers
 sinker  a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

An oppressive feeling of heavy force (synset 107554200)
"bowed down by the weight of responsibility"hypernym: oppression, oppressiveness  a feeling of being oppressed

A system of units used to express the weight of something (synset 113737860)
hypernym: metric, system of measurement  a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristichyponym:
 avoirdupois, avoirdupois weight  a system of weights based on the 16ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
 troy, troy weight  a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains
synonym: system of weights 
A unit used to measure weight (synset 113630031)
"he placed two weights in the scale pan"hypernym: unit, unit of measurement  any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchangehyponym:
 troy unit  any of the unit of the troy system of weights
 apothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight  any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces
 arroba  a unit of weight used in some Spanish speaking countries
 cattie, catty  any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)
 crith  the weight of a liter of hydrogen (at 0 centigrade and 760 millimeters pressure)
 frail  the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
 last  a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
 maund  a unit of weight used in Asia; has different values in different countries
 obolus  a Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram
 oka  a Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds
 picul  a unit of weight used in some parts of Asia; approximately equal to 133 pounds (the load a grown man can carry)
 pood  a Russian unit of weight equal to approximately 36 pounds
 rotl  a unit of weight used in some Moslem countries near the Mediterranean; varies between one and five pounds
 tael  a unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces
 tod  a unit of weight for wool equal to about 28 pounds
 welterweight  a weight of 28 pounds; sometimes imposed as a handicap in a horse race (such as a steeplechase)
synonym: weight unit 
(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance (synset 113610524)
domain category: statistics  a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parametershypernym: coefficient  a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristicsynonym: weighting
Verb

Weight down with a load (synset 201489937)
hypernym: charge  fill or load to capacityhyponym:
 overburden  load with excessive weight
 plumb  weight with lead
 saddle  load or burden; encumber

Present with a bias (synset 200682404)
"He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"hypernym: bias, predetermine  cause to be biased
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