weight down

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v weight down weight down with a load
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Usage

In literature:

He only heard Aimee's scream, and then before the crashing weight upon his shoulders he staggered and went down.
"The Fortieth Door" by Mary Hastings Bradley
As he sat down, a very young man arose and added the weight of his testimony to the assertion of his older Christian brother.
"Grappling with the Monster" by T. S. Arthur
Getting aboard, weighted down by her clothes as she was, was not an easy task.
"The Meadow-Brook Girls Afloat" by Janet Aldridge
It was pressed by being placed in large hogsheads and weighted down.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
And press then, like a weight of waters, down?
"The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant" by John Hamilton Moore
Wit comes in where weight breaks down.
"Lippincott's Magazine Of Popular Literature And Science, No. 23, February, 1873, Vol. XI. No. 23." by Various
But the weight of the boy and the girl held down the ends, and they awaited Matthew's call.
"With Marlborough to Malplaquet" by Herbert Strang and Richard Stead
If he had kept Jerry's weight down Boris couldn't have caught him.
"The Tree of Heaven" by May Sinclair
But he was held and weighted down.
"The Mysterious Rider" by Zane Grey
The back of her head was weighted down by an immense excrescence in a bag.
"Real Folks" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
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In poetry:

Thus bowed beneath the weight of years,
He brings his cross and lays it down
At Jesus' feet 'midst angels' cheers,
And on his brow receives a crown —
"Tribute To Rev. William Paul Quinn" by James Madison Bell
Let the morrow take care for the things of itself,
And not by its weight crush thee down;
Sufficient to-day is the evil thereof,
Let the ills of to-morrow alone.
""Take no thought for the morrow"" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
And feels himself, like one in sleep,
Glide swiftly down again,
A helpless weight, from steep to steep,
Till, with a headlong giddy sweep,
He drops upon the plain -
"Phantasmagoria Canto VI ( Dyscomfyture )" by Lewis Carroll
But not in the world as voices storm-shatter’d,
Not borne down by the wind’s weight;
The rushing time rings with our splendid word
Like darkness fill’d with fires.
"Hymn To Love" by Lascelles Abercrombie
The heaviness of burnt-out ships has numbed her,
Prostrated, weighted down her senseless form;
You cannot dupe this one by false pretences-
It is the poet who will keep her warm.
"Craft" by Boris Pasternak
White are the far-off plains, and white
The fading forests grow;
The wind dies out along the height,
And denser still the snow,
A gathering weight on roof and tree,
Falls down scarce audibly.
"Snow" by Archibald Lampman

In news:

And although all that pavement-pounding does help keep your weight down, researchers have found it doesn't make people stronger or improve their balance and agility.
The weight will slide down your line to the leader and cause the bait to dive nose first toward the target zone.
How to keep your weight down at Thanksgiving.
Ravens' Bryant McKinnie trying to get his weight down .
We Know Why Smoking Keeps Your Weight Down .
Weighted -down young female body found in Truman Lake.
Broadcasters Weighted Down With Legacy Regs.
Nokia Astound's Hardware Weighted Down by Symbian 3.
Weight loss essentially comes down to calories in vs calories out—and out has to be greater than in.
Fat cat 'Skinny' drops weight, down to 37 pounds.
Instead of letting a bully's harsh words about her weight bring her down, WKBT-TV news anchor Jennifer Livingston decided to speak up.
Late in the first game of the Class AAA state volleyball championship Saturday afternoon, the weight and pressure of the moment came crashing down on North Myrtle Beach.
People who downed two cups of water before meals lost more weight than those who didn't in one 2010 study.
Look back at Jennifer Love Hewitt's weight ups and downs.
Improved sleep habits can help keep weight down.
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In science:

However, a galaxy in VB in this population is down-weighted.
Shedding Light on the Galaxy Luminosity Function
Through the propagator, two spins up or down are coupled with the same weight 1/(1 − c2 ) and two opposite spins with c/(1 − c2 ), from which one can extract the Ising coupling βJ where β is the inverse temperature.
The Ising Model on Random Lattices in Arbitrary Dimensions
We write down the following weight sets which will be used in the proof of the following Lemma 2.2.
The minimal number of generators for simple Lie superalgebras
Praton, Simple weight modules of non-Noetherian generalized down-up algebras, Comm.
Classification of factorial generalized down-up algebras
The careful reader might prefer to pro ject these weights down to H and adapt our discussions below accordingly.
Vertex barycenter of generalized associahedra
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