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).

Volumenoun

A three-dimensional measure of space that comprises a length, a width and a height. It is measured in units of cubic centimeters in metric, cubic inches or cubic feet in English measurement.

‘The room is 9x12x8, so its volume is 864 cubic feet.’;

Weightnoun

An object used to make something heavier.

Volumenoun

Strength of sound. Measured in decibels.

‘Please turn down the volume on the stereo.’;

Weightnoun

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

Volumenoun

The issues of a periodical over a period of one year.

‘I looked at this week's copy of the magazine. It was volume 23, issue 45.’;

Weightnoun

Importance or influence.

Volumenoun

A bound book.

Weightnoun

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

‘He's working out with weights.’;

Volumenoun

A single book of a publication issued in multi-book format, such as an encyclopedia.

‘The letter "G" was found in volume 4.’;

Weightnoun

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

Volumenoun

Quantity.

‘The volume of ticket sales decreased this week.’;

Weightnoun

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

Volumenoun

(economics) The total supply of money in circulation or, less frequently, total amount of credit extended, within a specified national market or worldwide.

Weightnoun

(topology) The smallest cardinality of a base.

Volumenoun

(computing) An accessible storage area with a single file system, typically resident on a single partition of a hard disk.

Weightnoun

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

Volumeverb

(intransitive) To be conveyed through the air, waft.

Weightnoun

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

Volumeverb

(transitive) To cause to move through the air, waft.

Weightnoun

(visual art) The illusion of mass.

Volumenoun

A roll; a scroll; a written document rolled up for keeping or for use, after the manner of the ancients.

‘The papyrus, and afterward the parchment, was joined together [by the ancients] to form one sheet, and then rolled upon a staff into a volume (volumen).’;

Weightnoun

(visual art) The thickness and opacity of paint.

Volumenoun

Hence, a collection of printed sheets bound together, whether containing a single work, or a part of a work, or more than one work; a book; a tome; especially, that part of an extended work which is bound up together in one cover; as, a work in four volumes.

‘An odd volume of a set of books bears not the value of its proportion to the set.’;

Weightnoun

Pressure; burden.

‘the weight of care or business’;

Volumenoun

Anything of a rounded or swelling form resembling a roll; a turn; a convolution; a coil.

‘So glides some trodden serpent on the grass,And long behind wounded volume trails.’; ‘Undulating billows rolling their silver volumes.’;

Weightnoun

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

Volumenoun

Dimensions; compass; space occupied, as measured by cubic units, that is, cubic inches, feet, yards, etc.; mass; bulk; as, the volume of an elephant's body; a volume of gas.

Weightnoun

Shipments of (often illegal) drugs.

‘He was pushing weight.’;

Volumenoun

Amount, fullness, quantity, or caliber of voice or tone.

Weightverb

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

Volumenoun

the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object;

‘the gas expanded to twice its original volume’;

Weightverb

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

Volumenoun

the property of something that is great in magnitude;

‘it is cheaper to buy it in bulk’; ‘he received a mass of correspondence’; ‘the volume of exports’;

Weightverb

(transitive) To load, burden or oppress someone.

Volumenoun

physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together;

‘he used a large book as a doorstop’;

Weightverb

To assign weights to individual statistics.

Volumenoun

a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications;

‘the third volume was missing’; ‘he asked for the 1989 volume of the Annual Review’;

Weightverb

(transitive) To bias something; to slant.

Volumenoun

a relative amount;

‘mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water’;

Weightverb

To handicap a horse with a specified weight.

Volumenoun

the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction);

‘the kids played their music at full volume’;

Weightverb

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

Volume

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by a closed surface, for example, the space that a substance (solid, liquid, gas, or plasma) or 3D shape occupies or contains. Volume is often quantified numerically using the SI derived unit, the cubic metre.

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.