Middle-weight

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Middle-weight a boxer or jockey of intermediate weight, between light and heavy weight
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. middelmid; Dut. middel, Ger. mittel.

Usage

In literature:

Now her entire weight was over the middle of the temporary structures.
"Tom Swift and his War Tank" by Victor Appleton
It's not the ends I'm frightened of; it's the middle where the weight's coming.
"First Plays" by A. A. Milne
The master was middle-aged, about the same height and weight as his valet.
"The Voice in the Fog" by Harold MacGrath
Do you not recall that he was middle-weight champion of Cape Colony, that he was a scout all through the Boer war?
"The Black Pearl" by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
Once in the saddle, with the comfortable weight of a cartridge-belt around each man's middle, we experienced a revulsion of feeling.
"Raw Gold" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Between a light-weight and a middle.
"Winner Take All" by Larry Evans
Rearing back, it suddenly fell to the ground, its weight crushing the three coils around its middle.
"The Revolt on Venus" by Carey Rockwell
As he reached the middle, the bamboo for one indivisible second of time bent ominously down under his light weight.
"The White Man's Foot" by Grant Allen
That was Brasher, the middling weight!
"Mr. Punch's Railway Book"
Joel Kenley secured two reliable middle-weights to ride the horses.
"The Second String" by Nat Gould
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In news:

Roseanne Ludwigson Home: Middle Village Age: 19 Height: 5'9 Weight: 116 Stats: 34-23-33.
Featuring a weight capacity of 150 pounds, the new Intermediate Distribution Rack ( IDF ) Series from Middle Atlantic Products can be mounted to building truss or unistrut to house hubs, routers, video recorders, or other AV components.
Volvo G-Series middle-weight wheel loaders.
Volvo Construction Equipment says its new G-Series L60G, L70G, and L90G middle-weight wheel loaders feature loader arms with patented Torque Parallel linkage for superior breakout and lifting forces.
Command and control with Volvo's middle weight wheel loaders.
Claressa Shields (USA), in red, fights with Nadezda Torlopova (RUS) in the Women's Middle Weight final bout during the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL.
If the parasites overwhelm the immune system — a problem more common among the malnourished rural poor, especially in the Middle East and South Asia — they cause persistent fever, weight loss, an enlarged spleen and, if untreated, death.
Then again, a simple weighted hook (middle) with eye-catching paint works just fine.
She's reigned as the women's super middle-weight boxing champ and strutted her stuff on Dancing with the Stars.
Designing the Panigale gave Ducati a chance to improve a quality known as mass centralization, concentrating the weight in the middle of the bike and as low as possible.
The nation watched in shock recently as four middle school boys barraged 68-year-old bus monitor Karen Klein with verbal abuse, jabs about her weight and attacks on her family.
Five bouts into Wednesday's match, Holly Springs coach Brandon Inge felt like moving a few of his middle-weight wrestlers up one weight class each.
As women go through their middle years, their proportion of fat to body weight tends to increase, more than it does in men.
Excess Weight During Middle Age Ups Dementia Risk.
A new study finds that in order to combat weight gain, middle-age d women must exercise at least one hour a day.
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In science:

In contrast to this, the sum in the middle is over the pro jected weights PMi and therefore involves scalar products of the form (P j, ·)p .
Branching rules of semi-simple Lie algebras using affine extensions
If a 6= 0 6= b then we use a segregated single clasp expansion of weight (a, b) in the middle for the first equality.
Jones-Wenzl idempotents For Rank 2 Simple Lie algebras
One of resulting webs has some H ’s as in Figure 10 but if we push them down to the clasp of weight (a, b − 1) in the middle, it becomes a non-segregated clasp.
Jones-Wenzl idempotents For Rank 2 Simple Lie algebras
Let us generalise the notation of the triple (l, m, n) (whose middle element is the weight at the ith vertex) to any sequence of weights of consecutive vertices (NB, the position of the ith vertex must be indicated in some way).
Pascal's triangle and word bases for blob algebra ideals
The associated free energy with each configuration gives the statistical weights of the equilibrium probability (listed in the middle column of fig. 4).
Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation
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