weight unit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n weight unit a unit used to measure weight "he placed two weights in the scale pan"
    • n weight unit a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
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Usage

In literature:

The branch, under their united weight, bent downward like a bow.
"The Boy Hunters" by Captain Mayne Reid
It appeared as if they were about to crush the little frigate with their united weight.
"Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships" by W.H.G. Kingston
Still, he several times cried out to us not to attempt to join him, lest our united weight might again set the mass in motion.
"In the Rocky Mountains" by W. H. G. Kingston
Our united weight on the end of the log detached it from the shore, and we were again floating down the stream.
"Down The River" by Oliver Optic
It is needless to enunciate the weight of the earth in our ordinary units.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
THE UNIT OF WEIGHT FOR PRECIOUS STONES.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
At the same convention a unit of weight was determined.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
The consumption per hundred-weight was under thirteen units.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
He chose as his unit of reference the weight of an atom of hydrogen, i.e.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
Each boy took one of the units and fastened it to his weight belt.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
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In poetry:

I've seen in these United States—
This consecrated soil—
Men bought and sold by pounds and weights,
In Southern fields to toil.
"I've Seen" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
In vain the talkative unite
In hopes of permanent delight—
The secret just committed,
Forgetting its important weight,
They drop through mere desire to prate,
And by themselves outwitted.
"Friendship" by William Cowper

In news:

The units allow users to stop the belts and accurately calibrate the scale using known test weights.
Volvo Trucks North America will develop lightweight prototype sleepers made with advanced composite material technology as part of a United States Army program to reduce the weight and improve fuel economy of trucks.
Hca extract is just not adequately known, however it is wildly popular inside Europe and it is developing inside recognition from the United states, because it is found in several different weight loss supplements including Metabolite Super.
United weighs in with weight policy.
In the United States, ma huang and a variety of dietary supplements that contain ephedra alkaloids are widely promoted and used as a means of losing weight and increasing energy.
Voorhees' Jadaen Bernstein , one of the state's top upper weights, has decided to follow in his older siblings' footsteps and attend the United States Naval Academy.
Denmark's Novo Nordisk is sizing up a high-price niche market for its drug liraglutide as a weight-loss treatment, with the United States the prime opportunity.
A Har­vard study blamed white pota­toes for weight gain in the United States.
As obesity continues to plague the United States, many states have imposed a tax cost on some of the products that contribute to unhealthy weight gain, like soda.
The non-destructive testing unit of the Montana DOT recently purchased two ground-penetrating radar units, used in conjunction with falling weight deflectometers, on which the radar units are mounted.
All Majesta units are custom-made, and the balances are matched to the size and weight of the sash.
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In science:

M without accumulation points. ii) The compound Poisson process is a Poisson process with random weights instead of unit weights.
Optimal transport between random measures
The weights of the bias term of all the hidden units are set to 0.
Learning the Structure and Parameters of Large-Population Graphical Games from Behavioral Data
Since the mass of the normalized Gaussian measure is asymptotically concentrated near the unit sphere as dn → ∞, the critical values of a line of sections {cs} are weighted most for values of |c| close to 1.
Critical values of random analytic functions on complex manifolds
The weight of the two thick black edges is equal to V , all the other edges have unit weight.
Random Spanning Trees and the Prediction of Weighted Graphs
It is remarkable that replacing those specific weights concerning the unit circle. by arbitrary positive constants, at least for n ≤ 4 sites, we still have the roots on the unit circle.
Yang-Lee Zeros of the Ising model on Random Graphs of Non Planar Topology
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