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Pronounce vs. Weight

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Pronounceverb

(transitive) To declare formally, officially or ceremoniously.

‘I hereby pronounce you man and wife.’;

Weightnoun

The force on an object due to the gravitational attraction between it and the Earth (or whatever astronomical object it is primarily influenced by).

Pronounceverb

(transitive) To declare authoritatively, or as a formal expert opinion.

‘The doctor pronounced them legally dead.’;

Weightnoun

An object used to make something heavier.

Pronounceverb

(intransitive) To pass judgment.

‘The judge had pronounced often before, but never in front of such a crowd.’;

Weightnoun

A standardized block of metal used in a balance to measure the mass of another object.

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Pronounceverb

(transitive) To sound out (a word or phrase); to articulate.

Weightnoun

Importance or influence.

Pronounceverb

(in passive) To sound like.

Weightnoun

(weightlifting) A disc of iron, dumbbell, or barbell used for training the muscles.

‘He's working out with weights.’;

Pronounceverb

(intransitive) To produce the components of speech.

‘Actors must be able to pronounce perfectly or deliberately disabled.’;

Weightnoun

(physics) Mass (net weight, atomic weight, molecular weight, troy weight, carat weight, etc.).

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Pronounceverb

(transitive) To pronounce dead.

Weightnoun

(statistics) A variable which multiplies a value for ease of statistical manipulation.

Pronounceverb

(transitive) To read aloud.

Weightnoun

(topology) The smallest cardinality of a base.

Pronounceverb

To utter articulately; to speak out or distinctly; to utter, as words or syllables; to speak with the proper sound and accent as, adults rarely learn to pronounce a foreign language correctly.

Weightnoun

(typography) The boldness of a font; the relative thickness of its strokes.

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Pronounceverb

To utter officially or solemnly; to deliver, as a decree or sentence; as, to pronounce sentence of death.

‘Sternly he pronouncedThe rigid interdiction.’;

Weightnoun

(visual art) The relative thickness of a drawn rule or painted brushstroke, line weight.

Pronounceverb

To speak or utter rhetorically; to deliver; to recite; as, to pronounce an oration.

‘Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you.’;

Weightnoun

(visual art) The illusion of mass.

Pronounceverb

To declare or affirm; as, he pronounced the book to be a libel; he pronounced the act to be a fraud.

‘The God who hallowed thee and blessed,Pronouncing thee all good.’;

Weightnoun

(visual art) The thickness and opacity of paint.

Pronounceverb

To give a pronunciation; to articulate; as, to pronounce faultlessly.

Weightnoun

Pressure; burden.

‘the weight of care or business’;

Pronounceverb

To make declaration; to utter on opinion; to speak with confidence.

Weightnoun

The resistance against which a machine acts, as opposed to the power which moves it.

Pronouncenoun

Pronouncement; declaration; pronunciation.

Weightnoun

Shipments of (often illegal) drugs.

‘He was pushing weight.’;

Pronounceverb

speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way;

‘She pronounces French words in a funny way’; ‘I cannot say `zip wire'’; ‘Can the child sound out this complicated word?’;

Weightverb

(transitive) To add weight to something; to make something heavier.

Pronounceverb

pronounce judgment on;

‘They labeled him unfit to work here’;

Weightverb

To load (fabrics) with barite, etc. to increase the weight.

Weightverb

(transitive) To load, burden or oppress someone.

Weightverb

To assign weights to individual statistics.

Weightverb

(transitive) To bias something; to slant.

Weightverb

To handicap a horse with a specified weight.

Weightverb

To give a certain amount of force to a throw, kick, hit, etc.

Weightnoun

The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center of the earth; the effect of gravitative force, especially when expressed in certain units or standards, as pounds, grams, etc.

Weightnoun

The quantity of heaviness; comparative tendency to the center of the earth; the quantity of matter as estimated by the balance, or expressed numerically with reference to some standard unit; as, a mass of stone having the weight of five hundred pounds.

‘For sorrow, like a heavy-hanging bell,Once set on ringing, with his own weight goes.’;

Weightnoun

Hence, pressure; burden; as, the weight of care or business.

‘For the public all this weight he bears.’; ‘[He] who singly bore the world's sad weight.’;

Weightnoun

Importance; power; influence; efficacy; consequence; moment; impressiveness; as, a consideration of vast weight.

‘In such a point of weight, so near mine honor.’;

Weightnoun

A scale, or graduated standard, of heaviness; a mode of estimating weight; as, avoirdupois weight; troy weight; apothecaries' weight.

Weightnoun

A ponderous mass; something heavy; as, a clock weight; a paper weight.

‘A man leapeth better with weights in his hands.’;

Weightnoun

A definite mass of iron, lead, brass, or other metal, to be used for ascertaining the weight of other bodies; as, an ounce weight.

Weightnoun

The resistance against which a machine acts, as opposed to the power which moves it.

Weightverb

To load with a weight or weights; to load down; to make heavy; to attach weights to; as, to weight a horse or a jockey at a race; to weight a whip handle.

‘The arrows of satire, . . . weighted with sense.’;

Weightverb

To assign a weight to; to express by a number the probable accuracy of, as an observation. See Weight of observations, under Weight.

Weightverb

To load (fabrics) as with barite, to increase the weight, etc.

Weightverb

to assign a numerical value expressing relative importance to (a measurement), to be multiplied by the value of the measurement in determining averages or other aggregate quantities; as, they weighted part one of the test twice as heavily as part 2.

Weightnoun

the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity

Weightnoun

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

Weightnoun

the relative importance granted to something;

‘his opinion carries great weight’;

Weightnoun

an artifact that is heavy

Weightnoun

an oppressive feeling of heavy force;

‘bowed down by the weight of responsibility’;

Weightnoun

a system of units used to express the weight of something

Weightnoun

a unit used to measure weight;

‘he placed two weights in the scale pan’;

Weightnoun

(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance

Weightverb

weight down with a load

Weightverb

present with a bias;

‘He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders’;

Weight

In science and engineering, the weight of an object is the force acting on the object due to gravity.Some standard textbooks define weight as a vector quantity, the gravitational force acting on the object. Others define weight as a scalar quantity, the magnitude of the gravitational force.

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