• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Middle-weight a boxer or jockey of intermediate weight, between light and heavy weight
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. middelmid; Dut. middel, Ger. mittel.


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
But it was the middle class upon whom fell the full weight of his discourse.
"Res Judicatæ" by Augustine Birrell
Increases in weight and size seemed to reach a peak in the middle of the incubation period and again immediately before hatching.
"Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz" by John M. Legler
He had been trained originally at the University by the man who had been middle-weight champion in his day.
"The Croxley Master: A Great Tale Of The Prize Ring" by Arthur Conan Doyle
The weight of the monstrous beast made it burst in the middle, and the country was delivered from him.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume XV, No. 3" by Various
The new ice cracked and groaned under their weight, and when they were in the middle of the lead it began to buckle.
"First at the North Pole" by Edward Stratemeyer
Likely enough, too, these men may be at that period easily superior to the middle or heavy weights.
"American Football" by Walter Camp
It also throws the greatest weight of the thrust upon the middle teeth.
"Farm Mechanics" by Herbert A. Shearer
After the heavy-weights and middles had been annexed by the juniors, there was a lull.
"Mountain" by Clement Wood
The dot that you made in the middle of the sheet is no longer its center of weight.
"The Romance of Aircraft" by Lawrence Yard Smith
I remember, as a young man, going to an ice carnival at Hengler's Circus with one of the cleverest middle-weight boxers of modern times.
"'I Believe' and other essays" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

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.

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
Middle right panel: the weight u(t) of the news showing a fast growth over the time interval in which the news are all negative, followed by a decay over a time scale given by 1/ ln(α) ≈ 20 time steps.
How to grow a bubble: A model of myopic adapting agents
The large-scale correlation length λ0 is then in the middle of the largest and smallest scale, because all the scales are equally weighted (identical correlation) in this case.
Magnetic Field Properties in High Mass Star Formation from Large to Small Scales - A Statistical Analysis from Polarization Data
The isolated turbulent correlation, 1/Nδ,k ·P δφi · δφ j , is shown in Figure 4, middle right panel. A weighting factor Nδ,k /Nk is taken into account to directly compare its statistical signi ficance with < C >k in the right upper most panel (weighting factor Nk /Nk ≡ 1).
Magnetic Field Properties in High Mass Star Formation from Large to Small Scales - A Statistical Analysis from Polarization Data
This also ensures a smooth distribution with a mean converging to µ∆ ≈ 3.8 (dashed line), which is used as a cut off criteria for the turbulent polarization angle correlation function (middle right panel). A statistical weight (number counts) is applied (see appendix).
Magnetic Field Properties in High Mass Star Formation from Large to Small Scales - A Statistical Analysis from Polarization Data
The proportion of true negatives in the experiment described in Section 4.1 as a function of log2 σ −2 for three different shrinkage weights: projection (Left), Tikhonov (Middle) and Pinsker (Right).
Curve registration by nonparametric goodness-of-fit testing
In the middle section of the figure, the highest of these curves represents the standard CDM model, and the lower ones standard CHDM (Nν = 1) with Ων = 0.2 (higher) and 0.3; the medium-weight solid curves represent the corresponding CHDM models with two neutrinos equally sharing the same total neutrino mass (Nν = 2).
Dark Matter and Structure Formation in the Universe
Middle part: 20 °C; due the fact that this is the Θ temperature, ζ λ = 0 and χο = 0.5, irrespective of molecular weight.
On what Terms and why the Thermodynamic Properties of Polymer Solutions Depend on Chain Length up to the Melt
Middle: multiscale CLEANed and restored with a gaussian fit to the uniformly weighted dirty beam.
Smear fitting: a new deconvolution method for interferometric data
Our proof relies on breaking the interval considered in into three and modifying the weighted difference to ensure that positivity implies either a prime occurring in the middle interval or three primes occurring in an end interval.
The Goldston-Pintz-Yildirim Sieve and Maximal Gaps
We consider a square with (2s + 1) × (2s + 1) points then we look at the weights near the edge along the middle row — that is the sth row.
Heuristic and computer calculations for the magnitude of metric spaces