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Definitions

  • 1) Excessive fat; corpulence.
  • 2) A metallic solid used as a standard of comparison in weighing.
  • 3) A measure of the heaviness of an object.
  • 4) Influence, importance, or authority: synonym: importance.
  • 5) A measure of the relative thickness of yarn.
  • 6) Ponderous quality.
  • 7) An object used to hold something else down.
  • 8) The force with which a body is attracted to Earth or another celestial body, equal to the product of the object's mass and the acceleration of gravity.
  • 9) A unit measure of gravitational force.
  • 10) The heaviness or thickness of a fabric in relation to a particular season or use. Often used in combination.
  • 11) Oppressiveness; pressure.
  • 12) A counterbalance in a machine.
  • 13) An object used principally to exert a force by virtue of its gravitational attraction to Earth, especially.
  • 14) The greater part; preponderance.
  • 15) Sports A heavy object, such as a dumbbell, lifted for exercise or in athletic competition.
  • 16) A system of such measures.
  • 17) Sports A classification according to comparative lightness or heaviness. Often used in combination.
  • 18) Statistics A factor assigned to a number in a computation, as in determining an average, to increase or decrease the number's effect on the computation, reflecting its importance.
  • 19) 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.
  • 20) With respect to any selected variable in a system of homogeneous functions, the sum of the weights in respect to such variable of the several coefficients of which the quantity is composed (the weight of each several coefficient meaning the index of the power of the selected variable in that term of the given function or functions which is affected with such coefficient).
  • 21) Importance; specifically, the importance of a fact as evidence tending to establish a conclusion; efficacy; power of influencing the conduct of persons and the course of events; effective influence in general.
  • 22) In archery, the strength of a bow measured in pounds by the pull or weight necessary to fully draw the bow.
  • 23) Downward force of a body; gravity; heaviness; ponderousness; more exactly, the resultant of the force of the earth's gravitation and of the centrifugal pressure from its axis of rotation, considered as a property of the body affected by it.
  • 24) In mathematics: The number of roots of x appertaining to any given function or functions of x, which must be employed to express a quantity composed of the product of the coefficients.
  • 25) See wecht.
  • 26) In medicine, a sensation of oppression or heaviness over the whole body or over a part of it, as the head or stomach.
  • 27) Specifically, a body of determinate mass, intended to be used on a balance or scale for measuring the weight or mass of the body in the other pan or part of the scale (as the platform in a platform-scale).
  • 28) Mass; relative quantity of matter.
  • 29) Pressure; burden; care; responsibility.
  • 30) A heavy mass; specifically, something used on account of its weight or its mass.
  • 31) A system of units for expressing thy weight or mass of bodies.
  • 32) In coal-mining, subsidence of the roof due to pressure from above, which takes effect as the coal is worked away.
  • 33) Sports To assign to (a horse) the weight it must carry as a handicap in a race.
  • 34) To cause to have a slant or bias.
  • 35) Statistics To assign weights or a weight to.
  • 36) To cause to feel concerned, sad, or preoccupied; burden or oppress.
  • 37) To make heavy or heavier.
  • 38) To increase the weight or body of (fabrics) by treating with chemicals.
  • 39) (Dyeing) To load (fabrics) as with barite, to increase the weight, etc.
  • 40) (Astron. & Physics) To assign a weight to; to express by a number the probable accuracy of, as an observation. See Weight of observations, under Weight.
  • 41) To load with a weight or weights; to load down; to make heavy; to attach weights to.
  • 42) (Math.) 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.
  • 43) Sports (make weight) To weigh within the limits stipulated for an athletic contest.
  • 44) (by weight) According to weight rather than volume or other measure.

Definitions

  • 1) One of a group of musicians employed, usually by a city, to play in parades or public ceremonies.
  • 2) One of a group of musicians or carolers who perform in the streets at Christmastime.
  • 3) The act of waiting or the time spent waiting.
  • 4) An old variety of hautboy or shawm: so called because much used by the waits.
  • 5) l. A watchman; a guard; also, a spy.
  • 6) An ambush; a trap; a plot: obsolete except in the phrase to lie in wait.
  • 7) The act of watching; watchfulness.
  • 8) One of a body of musicians, especially in the seventeenth century in England.
  • 9) Time occupied in waiting; delay; an interval of waiting; specifically, in theatrical language, the time between two acts. Compare stage-wait.
  • 10) The act of waiting: as, a wait for the train at a station.
  • 11) Toexpect;lookfor.
  • 12) Tolookat;looktoward.
  • 13) Tolieinwaitfor.
  • 14) Toseek.
  • 15) To remain or rest in expectation: synonym: stay.
  • 16) To remain or be in readiness.
  • 17) Informal To delay (a meal or an event); postpone.
  • 18) To work as a waiter or waitress.
  • 19) To be a waiter or waitress at.
  • 20) To remain temporarily neglected, unattended to, or postponed.
  • 21) To stay in one place until another catches up.
  • 22) To remain or stay in expectation of; await.
  • 23) obsolete To watch; to observe; to take notice.
  • 24) [R.], (Falconry) To fly above its master, waiting till game is sprung; -- said of a hawk.
  • 25) To stay or rest in expectation; to stop or remain stationary till the arrival of some person or event; to rest in patience; to stay; not to depart.

Examples

  • 1) She has shed more than half her body weight and is glowing with health and happiness.
  • 2) Light or heavy weights for strength gains?
  • 3) She says that he bullied her about her weight.
  • 4) The handicapper could easily have given her more weight.
  • 5) But it has a nice chunky appearance and it feels like the weight of quality.
  • 6) Great weight had to be attached to the nature of the offences involved.
  • 7) The best way to lose weight is to make a lifestyle change.
  • 8) The weights favour my fancy and this track should suit her better.
  • 9) To move, transfer the weight from one foot to the other.
  • 10) Ed suffers under weight of expectation Isn't public life unfair?
  • 11) Will lifting heavy weights really make you bulky?
  • 12) Tell him he can come back if he pulls his weight but give him specific chores.
  • 13) You can lose weight and not feel hungry.
  • 14) weight gain is one of the laws of nature.
  • 15) Whether juries are right to put such weight on this is another matter.
  • 16) weight battles are something this country knows all about.
  • 17) Perhaps time will be a better measure than weight.
  • 18) She looked as if she was trying to lift some enormous weight.
  • 19) Too much fat can lead to weight gain and poor health.
  • 20) Its principal use is to link two sentences of equal weight to make one.
  • 21) The weights favour my fancy as does the return to soft ground.
  • 22) We really do fight above our weight.
  • 23) Shareholders are right to attach some weight to dividends.
  • 24) Losing weight has changed me inside and out.
  • 25) Your weight loss and exercise will help you be fitter and healthier.
  • 26) My body weight was suspended dangerously against it.
  • 27) Well weighted on that form and looks a strong stayer.
  • 28) She felt that it was a great weight suddenly thrown upon her shoulders.
  • 29) The weight of expectation can either spit you out or make you.
  • 30) Extra weight and pressure can also weaken the pelvic floor muscles and damage the bladder nerves.
  • 31) Zinc is an important nutrient for weight loss.
  • 32) This is a king visibly burdened by the weight of his crown, who evokes real pathos.
  • 33) In the context of floating bodies, weight is the ˜weight™ of one body minus weight of the medium.
  • 34) This weight in grams is called the _gram-molecular weight_ of a gas.
  • 35) If we weigh a stone first in the air, as usual, and then in water (where it weighs less), and then subtract the weight in water from the weight in air we will have the _loss of weight in water_, and this equals the _weight of an equal volume of water_, which is precisely what we got by our bottle method.
  • 36) Their weight acts simply as the _weight_ of a kite acts, and no otherwise.
  • 37) System. out.println (A person with weight "+weight+" lbs and height "+height+" inches has bmi =
  • 38) ‡‡Almost all translations of the Bible in many languages use the word weight here.
  • 39) (One down side: you can gain weight from the loss of movement caused by having everything come to you.)
  • 40) In fact, to gain weight is to permanently damage your metabolism.
  • 41) ‘A specific body weight was not strived for.’
  • 42) ‘I thought I'd translate my weight from stones to pounds.’
  • 43) ‘His weight has risen massively and his body has ballooned.’
  • 44) ‘The most obvious difference is size: relative to body weight, a human brain is twice as big as a chimp brain.’
  • 45) ‘He has also tried many kinds of weight-loss medicines only to see his weight keep rising.’
  • 46) ‘We connect on small matters, our weight, the weather, nothing more, but nothing less either.’
  • 47) ‘Now, despite the efforts of doctors, personal trainers, dieticians and the social services her weight has continued to rise.’
  • 48) ‘Cowan thinks women who say weight doesn't matter are lying but he hasn't given up hope.’
  • 49) ‘I have lost a pound or two in weight - my boyfriend has lost half a stone - but I don't feel being teetotal has led to a major improvement in my health.’
  • 50) ‘The rise in our weight correlates with the increase in the use of our cars.’
  • 51) ‘How has your weight affected your relationship with the women in your life, and with women in general?’
  • 52) ‘I do not argue that there is no relationship between weight and health.’
  • 53) ‘Are you going to go from your current weight to your target weight of 120 pounds under this medical regime?’
  • 54) ‘We never made fun of her weight directly, no matter how paranoid she was about it.’
  • 55) ‘Born in Georgetown Hospital in Washington, Margaret came into the world seven-and-a-half pounds in weight.’
  • 56) ‘Her speech was affected and she gained two stone in weight.’
  • 57) ‘I've begun to lose my hair, I've put on two stone in weight.’
  • 58) ‘In 1990 he climbed Everest, following the footsteps of George Mallory, and lost five stones in weight through the ordeal.’
  • 59) ‘A while back my sister made an effort to gain weight; her body mass index indicated that she was underweight.’
  • 60) ‘Any athlete needs to consume enough energy to maintain appropriate weight and body composition while training for a sport.’
  • 61) ‘Height, weight, calculated body mass index, and blood pressures were recorded.’
  • 62) ‘There are many reasons why controlling our weight is important for most of us.’
  • 63) ‘Getting enough exercise is a crucial factor in keeping weight at a healthy level.’
  • 64) ‘The interaction of the acceleration of gravity on the mass of our body produces the force which is called weight.’
  • 65) ‘Assuming you're doing this in a gravity environment, more mass means more weight.’
  • 66) ‘Our weight is defined as the force that we exert due to our mass.’
  • 67) ‘I crept around my apartment, the floor under my warm beige carpet creaking under my weight with each step that I took.’
  • 68) ‘She stopped, noticing that the wooden planks were giving in to her weight, creaking dangerously.’
  • 69) ‘He took a step on the platform, his weight causing a loud creak, and froze.’
  • 70) ‘It was so massive that the floor sank several feet downward under its weight.’
  • 71) ‘He then shifted his position a little and felt the bed sinking downward because of his weight.’
  • 72) ‘I am determined to keep the weight off now and to continue my workouts.’
  • 73) ‘It is very important that farmers selling livestock and other products start to think in terms of the metric system of weights and measures such as kilos and litres.’
  • 74) ‘Elaborated between 1790 and 1799, the decimal metric system of weights and measures was zealously promoted under Napoleon.’
  • 75) ‘Equally of interest at the exhibition are the charts listing the different quantities and units used for weights and measures in this land.’
  • 76) ‘North of the border, despite similar attempts to disentangle the confusing system of Scottish weights and measures, there was no serious attack on the problem until the Restoration.’
  • 77) ‘Certainly we know that the system of weights and measures of the Sumerians do use 1/3 and 2/3 as basic fractions.’
  • 78) ‘The uniformity of administrative structures was reflected, later, in the imposition of a national, decimal system of weights, measures, and currency.’
  • 79) ‘Many happy hours may be spent poring over the 120,000 calculations in a currency and a system of weights and measures long since discarded’
  • 80) ‘While he ruled, the Tibetan laws, calendar, alphabet, and system of weights and measures were created.’
  • 81) ‘The answer is to standardize the system of weights and measures.’
  • 82) ‘The imperial system of weights and measures will no longer be used when quoting prices in euros.’
  • 83) ‘We calculate in the same units of weights and measures.’
  • 84) ‘We are used to measuring things in terms of various systems of weights and measures.’
  • 85) ‘Along with the cubit, what other weights and measures are found in the Holy Bible?’
  • 86) ‘To the relief of many - although not the younger generation schooled in metric measures - imperial weights look set to be saved.’
  • 87) ‘Abu Ammar pondered this a moment as he put the bags on the old brass scale and adjusted the weights.’
  • 88) ‘There is a set of scales with weights, a rolling pin, a round spice tin, a wooden potato masher, and a butter cooler.’
  • 89) ‘People had to carry the scales, accompanying weights, and sometimes even tools to cut the metal, just to be able to transact.’
  • 90) ‘Officers found scales, weights, a partially smoked cannabis joint, and about £62 after raiding the house on March 21.’
  • 91) ‘The sections were forced to march distances of up to 8km over night to reach stand locations carrying weights in excess of 35 kg.’
  • 92) ‘Press under kitchen weights and let sit overnight at room temperature.’
  • 93) ‘We come across bright ideas in books, like over-length lines passed through pulleys under floats and the excess taken up by counter-balancing weights.’
  • 94) ‘Basically it's a series of counterbalanced weights which moves the camera's centre of gravity away from the operator whilst still allowing them to perform camera moves.’
  • 95) ‘‘Um, he and Robbie went to the mall with Tommy,’ I replied, stacking the weights on the counter.’
  • 96) ‘And then there are counter-balanced scales, which use a variety of different sized weights to counter balance the weight of the object placed upon them.’
  • 97) ‘He also obtained a patent for a windlass for raising weights.’
  • 98) ‘The radio play powered by pre-electric pulleys and weights, the nuclear holocaust in the title track.’
  • 99) ‘There are two large weights hung from pulleys behind the clock.’
  • 100) ‘Put the rope on the pulley, drop the weight onto the button, jam the stick onto the hole.’
  • 101) ‘You see, all mechanical clocks are driven by a weight, like a pendulum, or a tightly wound spring.’
  • 102) ‘Choose a moderate weight for this exercise, as the weight is used primarily as a counterbalance.’
  • 103) ‘Pressure was adjusted by changing the weight placed on the piston.’
  • 104) ‘I favor lighter weights and dumbbells to develop balance, control and coordination.’
  • 105) ‘We also worked out with weights and used treadmills and stationary bicycles.’
  • 106) ‘It doesn't matter how many weights or fitness regimes I do.’
  • 107) ‘It doesn't matter how many weights I do and fitness regimes I do.’
  • 108) ‘Experiment with a variety of weights to determine what you should use.’
  • 109) ‘‘It was then I started lifting heavier weights and then it was suggested that I take up powerlifting,’ she said.’
  • 110) ‘Lift with heavier weights and do fewer repetitions - that builds muscle.’
  • 111) ‘You have to be careful about what you're doing - you wouldn't be allowed to go into the gym and lift the heaviest weights on your first day.’
  • 112) ‘They run, play tennis and lift heavier and heavier weights, long after their joints can no longer take the pressure.’
  • 113) ‘As you lift heavier weights, also increase your rest periods between sets to 1-2 minutes.’
  • 114) ‘Some advice she frequently offers to her clients: Don't be afraid to lift heavier weights.’
  • 115) ‘Even lifting heavier weights at fewer repetitions two days a week will more positively affect bone health.’
  • 116) ‘That's why you've got to keep lifting heavier and heavier weights.’
  • 117) ‘Many guys strive to lift heavier weights with the hopes of building more muscle.’
  • 118) ‘We practice slowly lifting heavier weights to work all my body parts.’
  • 119) ‘Many injuries are caused by attempting to lift a weight that is too heavy.’
  • 120) ‘When he wasn't working he'd often be found at the gym where he lifted weights.’
  • 121) ‘The most popular way to increase your strength is to lift weights.’
  • 122) ‘The second thing that I do is I go to the gym and I lift weights.’
  • 123) ‘On the weekends we would kick back and have recreation time, we could play dominoes, basketball, handball, or lift weights.’
  • 124) ‘Such was his class that when running in handicaps, he was forced to give away huge amounts of weight - yet still managed to come home in front.’
  • 125) ‘When the handicapper allots a weight to a horse for the Grand National, he will look at its previous form.’
  • 126) ‘Look at the weight carried by the horses that finished in the frame.’
  • 127) ‘The only way he thought he could make jockey weight was to go to extremes.’
  • 128) ‘To keep their weight down, jockeys lived on 600 calories a day.’
  • 129) ‘He opened his career by winning a maiden special weight race at Saratoga Race Course on August 26.’
  • 130) ‘The Fall Highweight, as its name suggests, challenges horses to carry heavier weights than most North American races today.’
  • 131) ‘Sellers believes few jockeys really can naturally keep a competitive weight.’
  • 132) ‘They had no weight or influence in society to convince them of any falsehood that it would replace what was true.’
  • 133) ‘How does a majority in one case get the power to imbue its decision with extra weight?’
  • 134) ‘First, future costs may not have the same weight in our decisions as present costs.’
  • 135) ‘Would all states have equal weight in the decision?’
  • 136) ‘Accordingly I would give his affidavit no weight in my decision.’
  • 137) ‘The interview is the most frequently used selection device and is often given the most weight in hiring decisions.’
  • 138) ‘In our view, Mr Pearson gave undue weight in reaching his decisions to the level of personal care that is required.’
  • 139) ‘It is under neither a moral nor a legal obligation to give any weight to its predetermined decision.’
  • 140) ‘His ability to do so hardly adds weight to his claims.’
  • 141) ‘Carter similarly found that his authority carried little weight with his slaves.’
  • 142) ‘Why should one authority carry greater weight than any other?’
  • 143) ‘To be sure, what Washington wants still carries an enormous amount of weight in the capitals of Latin America.’
  • 144) ‘Any extended treatment of the subject of empire that does not give full weight to the fact that human beings do not want to be ruled by foreigners is worth very little.’
  • 145) ‘Above all, it is necessary to give full weight to the provisions of Article 5 as a whole.’
  • 146) ‘Shakespeare's biographers now give full weight to material sidelined by earlier scholars.’
  • 147) ‘The weight to be attributed to such documents varies in each case and will depend on their nature and context.’
  • 148) ‘Everything else is of little import, of little weight on the human conscience and pales in significance.’
  • 149) ‘The weight, or importance, to be attached to such advice depends on all the circumstances.’
  • 150) ‘The FPC attaches great weight to the letters written by you, the students.’
  • 151) ‘Many primitive societies attach existential weight to the names of things.’
  • 152) ‘It's no big deal and no weight should be attached to it.’
  • 153) ‘She places a great deal of weight on the cultural influence of the early Barbadian settlers to South Carolina.’
  • 154) ‘It is difficult for us today to give due weight to taboo factors.’
  • 155) ‘Alternatively, the PCC give disproportionate weight to this factor.’
  • 156) ‘He said he had to give considerable weight to that factor.’
  • 157) ‘However, it seems to me that this third factor is of little weight.’
  • 158) ‘I think most judges give weight to this factor in reaching their factual conclusions.’
  • 159) ‘Too many factors of varying weight and relevance have to be weighed in the balance.’
  • 160) ‘They may not have given sufficient weight to two other factors, one an arguable hypothesis and the other a central fact of British politics.’
  • 161) ‘Keep two weights of press cloths on hand and use them appropriately.’
  • 162) ‘Customers often accused scrap dealers of selling false weights or qualities of goods.’
  • 163) ‘Rayon is strong, extremely absorbent, comes in a variety of qualities and weights, and can be made to resemble natural fabrics.’
  • 164) ‘The numbers by which the weight of fabrics are measured represent the number of ounces per yard.’
  • 165) ‘For travel clothing, there are wrinkle-resistant shirtings and pant weights that are comfortable and easy to launder.’
  • 166) ‘The soft feel of some of these fabrics, coupled with their lighter weights, make them an appealing all-season product.’
  • 167) ‘The main disadvantage is that they are a bit fragile in heavy weather even if they are weighted down.’
  • 168) ‘Her body was limp and lifeless and her heavy dress was weighted down by the water.’
  • 169) ‘They are not weighted down by the need for power.’
  • 170) ‘But this is not a book of statistics, and it's not weighted down with moralizing and anger.’
  • 171) ‘The movie is not weighted down by plot, but it does have a recognizable storyline featuring legitimate characters and a few nice (but minor) twists.’
  • 172) ‘Rayne constantly had to pull her feet from the mud, because they sunk so far they were weighted down with mud.’
  • 173) ‘Most people in the West aren't weighted down by that belief.’
  • 174) ‘All of my limbs felt like they were weighted down with lead.’
  • 175) ‘That stuff would dry up and blow away if it wasn't weighted down.’
  • 176) ‘The base is weighted down with rocks somebody dug out of a yard.’
  • 177) ‘Her legs were throbbing and the pack on her back was so weighted down with water that it had caused her shoulders and spine to ache.’
  • 178) ‘Lee nodded and ran out, forcing his legs to move fast even though they felt as if they were weighted down with lead.’
  • 179) ‘The shorter half of the beam was heavily weighted down, and from the longer end hung a pouch of rope.’
  • 180) ‘She moves a lot in her sleep, rolling this way and that as if her mind is weighted down and troubled.’
  • 181) ‘Summer dwellings seem to have been tents weighted down by stones around the periphery.’
  • 182) ‘The mesh should then be weighted down around the perimeter to prevent access by rodents or other vermin.’
  • 183) ‘Groaning slightly, he eased back, and strained to lift eyelids that felt weighted with bricks.’
  • 184) ‘Her neck is hung with crucifixes and beads, while her wrists are weighted with bands of stainless steel.’
  • 185) ‘Billy's hammock had been weighted with shot and his body was thrown into the sea.’
  • 186) ‘To make sure that the roots stay submerged, tie them gently with a piece of string that has been weighted with a stone.’
  • 187) ‘From her right hand dangled a length of line, weighted by a piece of lead in the size and shape of a split pea.’
  • 188) ‘The traps are typically positioned on the sea floor and heavily weighted to keep them in place.’
  • 189) ‘A matching robe is enclosed by a maroon silk sash, weighted with more gems.’
  • 190) ‘Important economic indicators that are weighted so heavily in public and private decision-making are not impacted by changes to the environment.’
  • 191) ‘I think it's important to recognize the cost of war and to weight that cost against our raison d'être.’
  • 192) ‘Thus, two countries with vastly different populations, like Ghana and China, for example, are weighted equally.’
  • 193) ‘In most times and places, the scales have been heavily weighted towards the great men.’
  • 194) ‘Some accept the judgments reluctantly but, increasingly, men are showing their frustration at what they believe is a system that is weighted too heavily in favour of mothers.’
  • 195) ‘I don't believe that the system should be weighted in favour of developers, but everyone should work together to produce end results that suit both the city and the developer.’
  • 196) ‘It may well save a few innocent lives if the justice system was less weighted in favour of the criminal's human rights.’
  • 197) ‘As ‘political’ weblogs tend to have much longer blogrolls than other weblogs, the chart is therefore weighted in their favour to a certain degree.’
  • 198) ‘With the introduction of the Children Act the system was supposed to be weighted in favour of the children and courts had to put the welfare of the child first.’
  • 199) ‘Our justice system, under-funded and under pressure, is weighted towards miscarriages.’
  • 200) ‘The scheme would therefore continue to be weighted in favour of small and medium scale producers.’
  • 201) ‘The compromise was a Criminal Justice System weighted in favour of the defendant but with harsh penalties for the convicted.’
  • 202) ‘It's the German-style proportional system so it's weighted to favour the minor parties.’
  • 203) ‘But she concludes that despite a series of reforms, its culture remains weighted in favour of doctors.’
  • 204) ‘The judicial system remains weighted in favour of the police.’
  • 205) ‘The crown took other measures to make the scales of justice less weighted against the peasantry.’
  • 206) ‘UK investors face difficulty forcing change because of the voting structure, which is weighted in favour of management who own so-called priority shares.’
  • 207) ‘The samples we've included were weighted to favor people whose past voting behavior suggested a higher likelihood of voting.’
  • 208) ‘It is also understood the panel will be weighted to account for other factors.’
  • 209) ‘He pursued a policy of non-confrontation that allowed Democrats to vote for a tax cut which was overwhelmingly weighted in favour of the wealthiest citizens.’
  • 210) ‘These factors are statistically weighted as to importance, and relative values are assigned.’
  • 211) ‘However, note that values should be weighted by their probabilities given the data.’
  • 212) ‘Data were transformed into presence/absence counts for all comparisons allowing species to be equally weighted.’
  • 213) ‘Because the deep integration design uses all the raw data in the Kalman filter, all data can be weighted equally.’
  • 214) ‘Each of the women's responses was assessed with the value weighted on each variable to develop a profile of her psychological attitude during pregnancy.’
  • 215) ‘The interview agenda of general topical areas should be weighted by relative importance, as suggested by the following.’
  • 216) ‘All characters were coded as unordered and weighted equally.’
  • 217) ‘Every generation the mean inbreeding coefficient of the population was calculated from pedigree relationships, weighted by the different numbers of males and females.’
  • 218) ‘Interviews were conducted across the country and the results have been weighted to represent the profile of all adults.’
  • 219) ‘Because the true probability of selection is known, the panel can be weighted to represent the cohort of all seventh and eighth graders in the Rochester public schools in 1988.’
  • 220) ‘Because the true probability of each adolescent being selected is known, the sample can be weighted to represent all Rochester public school students.’
  • 221) ‘Research shows that the measurements, properly weighted, can replicate the impact of horses' hooves on the ground.’
  • 222) ‘The sample of survey recipients selected was weighted using these percentages.’
  • 223) ‘A total of 267 entries have been weighted for the Melbourne Cup, and 279 for the Caulfield Cup.’
  • 224) ‘The 58 entries weighted for the Summer Handicap are shown below in order of horse, trainer, weight and merit rating.’
  • 225) ‘Quoted at 5-1, this is the horse weighted to win the race.’
  • 226) ‘Ela D' Argent looks attractively weighted on her handicap debut.’
  • 227) ‘He does not look badly weighted in this handicap.’
  • 228) ‘Pat Eddery's mount showed promise in his three starts last term and looks nicely weighted in his first handicap.’
  • 229) ‘There's only one horse weighted to beat her.’
  • 230) ‘The good news is that Artie is now on the comeback trail and, looking nicely weighted for his first handicap, he is expected to take plenty of beating tomorrow.’
  • 231) ‘Four-year-olds and older are weighted at 126 pounds at all distances throughout the year, and the scale is adjusted down from that level.’
  • 232) ‘Improved as a handicap hurdler last season; is to revert to steeplechasing this season and he is very well weighted over the bigger obstacles.’
  • 233) ‘At Ascot he would be nicely weighted even if he will run from three pounds out of the handicap.’

Examples

  • 1) An initial post mortem was inconclusive and officials are now waiting on toxicology results.
  • 2) There are various reasons to play the waiting game at present.
  • 3) She would sit and wait in the car doing her work.
  • 4) They wait for one moment and they got that moment.
  • 5) And wait till you see those moody sunsets.
  • 6) This situation risks overload and longer waiting times for all patients.
  • 7) Some may think we still need to wait to take full advantage of this model.
  • 8) Instead of waiting, you take action in all areas of your life.
  • 9) There was no four-hour wait.
  • 10) We have just waited for the result to happen and this is not a good way.
  • 11) They did the right thing rather than us having to lie in wait for them.
  • 12) They would wait until the play had passed or until they were waved across by the golfers.
  • 13) We step out of our car and wait at the booth as our passports are slowly checked.
  • 14) This is the one you have waited for.
  • 15) You could see he was a person waiting for something big.
  • 16) We will just have to wait and see.
  • 17) The hall is a place to wait.
  • 18) The only people around were friends of his waiting outside to take them home.
  • 19) waiting times for all kinds of health needs are going up.
  • 20) The hotel is still waiting for its booze licence.
  • 21) wait a few minutes before eating as the marshmallows will be hot.
  • 22) The whole place was waiting for something to happen.
  • 23) We are just waiting for the results to accompany this.
  • 24) She just lied and lay in wait.
  • 25) The police sealed off the area and played a waiting game.
  • 26) The men waited in the car or did not come at all.
  • 27) How are you supposed to fill up the time waiting in one of these grim places?
  • 28) Exactly what kind of person lay in wait?
  • 29) wait until you see them there in one piece and then bet.
  • 30) This is not the first time that a suspect has had to suffer a prolonged period of waiting.
  • 31) This time it was a four-hour wait.
  • 32) Linked periods The three waiting days do not always apply.
  • 33) There is something about the expectation, the waiting.
  • 34) ‘To get the longest term go for a card deal that waits until the money hits your new account.’
  • 35) ‘They sat in the large leather armchairs to wait the arrival of the man on whom so much depended.’
  • 36) ‘I peeked through the window behind my back and saw a young woman waiting in the car.’
  • 37) ‘However, I am wondering what harm could it have done to wait another week until we got it right?’
  • 38) ‘Maybe your parents are right about waiting a few more years until you decide.’
  • 39) ‘On the way back Mr Harrington meets another islander as he waits for the cable car to take him to the mainland.’
  • 40) ‘And I didn't want to be a woman that stayed at home to wait for my husband to come home every night.’
  • 41) ‘Because of that some companies who were about to sign deals decided to wait before making a final decision.’
  • 42) ‘We have got another three people waiting to be dealt with by the courts.’
  • 43) ‘I don't want to do big studio films, sitting around all day on location in your trailer waiting to be called.’
  • 44) ‘On the rare occasion a car approaches the bridge when we are crossing, the drivers usually stop and wait for us to cross.’
  • 45) ‘He pointed out that students, teachers and parents had waited a long time for this building to become a reality.’
  • 46) ‘But you don't need to wait for these events to happen before taking action.’
  • 47) ‘There were 3 people behind the bar, one serving and yet we waited 20 minutes.’
  • 48) ‘So I waited a few days until temptation got the better of me and I rang the number.’
  • 49) ‘Meanwhile Luque attempts an audacious strike from wide on the left rather than passing to several waiting team-mates.’
  • 50) ‘Most of the time they have to stand and wait because it remains true that governments lose elections rather than oppositions winning them.’
  • 51) ‘More than 3,000 Australian workers and their families are waiting on today's announcement about the car maker's future.’
  • 52) ‘Under the scorching sun, tens of thousands of people waited patiently to hear the speeches.’
  • 53) ‘Hundreds of couples wait in a line circling the block of San Francisco's City Hall.’
  • 54) ‘Signing Dillon to a long-term deal is a priority, but it will wait until the off season.’
  • 55) ‘Postpone those decisions that can wait until you feel more able to deal with them.’
  • 56) ‘Subtitled ‘another side of Cirque du Soleil,’ this one'll have to wait till the kids are in bed.’
  • 57) ‘Anyhoo, I've run out of energy, and so any investigation of what on Earth the Council of Ministers is, will have to wait till some other time.’
  • 58) ‘He'd kept everything warm in the oven for her and Ashton agreed to wait dinner on her as he wasn't hungry.’
  • 59) ‘At the road end our bus was waiting to take us back to Te Anau and the end of a memorable experience.’
  • 60) ‘It isn't too far from here, and he'll probably have some food waiting when we get there.’
  • 61) ‘There was a taxi waiting where the aircraft came to a halt so that they could avoid the muddy dirt of the airfield.’
  • 62) ‘The majority of the future NFL players were loaded into four coach buses waiting in the lot.’
  • 63) ‘The Alyeraen ships, especially the royal vessels never waited at the main docks.’
  • 64) ‘With a last look over his shoulder, he started pulling her towards the back of the ship where the raft waited.’
  • 65) ‘Drivers were being questioned, then told to pull off the road, to where a line of army vehicles waited.’
  • 66) ‘The whole incident was caught on CCTV cameras on a bus waiting nearby at Hounslow bus garage.’
  • 67) ‘The king's carriage waited just off the bridge, escorted by two mounted men at arms, one on either side.’
  • 68) ‘The driver pointed a white-gloved hand in the direction of a small ferry boat waiting at the pier, its engine idling.’
  • 69) ‘One announcement said passengers should use an alternative bus service - but at one stage no bus was waiting.’
  • 70) ‘The funicular cars waited at an impossible angle on the sloping track.’
  • 71) ‘Around the corner, in a narrow, cobbled lane that runs alongside the synagogue, an old Iveco tanker truck is waiting.’
  • 72) ‘My guards' breath were puffs of crystal in the moonlight as they escorted me across the shipyard compound to where the wagon waited.’
  • 73) ‘The firm must stop vehicles waiting at the junction of Hill Top Lane and Chorley Old Road by putting yellow lines down.’
  • 74) ‘The landscaping scheme will link in with a new footpath and cycleway at the back of the Fox and a new bus waiting area on Holgate Road.’
  • 75) ‘Motorists can wait for free until arriving passengers call to say they are ready to be picked up.’
  • 76) ‘The council will also take control of the loading and waiting restrictions in place within the district.’
  • 77) ‘The parents who think Deangate is a private car park, for example, despite the double yellow lines and no waiting notices.’
  • 78) ‘My head was full of ideas for my new design all day and I couldn't wait to get home and try them out.’
  • 79) ‘It was my first present from him and I felt so gorgeous in it that I couldn't wait to show it off.’
  • 80) ‘Some people here couldn't wait to get rid of him, but look at what he has achieved.’
  • 81) ‘Everyone else in the room looked like they were at a funeral from which they couldn't wait to escape.’
  • 82) ‘Even though it was almost Christmas morning, he couldn't wait to see his presents.’
  • 83) ‘With potatoes, carrots and peas and a tasty seasoned gravy, I couldn't wait to tuck in.’
  • 84) ‘One minute I would be terribly home sick and the next I couldn't wait to get into central London.’
  • 85) ‘I just can't wait for Southern Cross Station to be completed and all the trains to go back to normal.’
  • 86) ‘She went back to Ridgeway School earlier in September and couldn't wait to catch up with her friends.’
  • 87) ‘It used to be that you couldn't wait to turn 18 so you could go to the Republik.’
  • 88) ‘Like nearly everyone who comes to Cape Town, we couldn't wait to head straight up Table Mountain.’
  • 89) ‘By the time I reached home every item of clothing I was wearing was nasty and I couldn't wait to strip off.’
  • 90) ‘Jason says: am going stir crazy… can't wait for Zoe to come pick up and take me to Ashford!’
  • 91) ‘He admits he dreaded weekends and couldn't wait to get back to work.’
  • 92) ‘I spent all those years in school and couldn't wait to leave and here I am, 25 years later, going back.’
  • 93) ‘I made many good friends at work and had always enjoyed my time there, but by the time it was over I couldn't wait to see the back of the place.’
  • 94) ‘It hadn't occurred to me that people taking an acting class would find this scary, when I couldn't wait to get started.’
  • 95) ‘If you can't wait till then check out their new Video/DVD on the EMI label, it's in the shops now.’
  • 96) ‘I can't wait till Christmas morning and we can set it up together.’
  • 97) ‘And even though the event is eleven months away, I'm sure that like me, you just can't wait!’
  • 98) ‘Seneca ridiculed a wealthy man because he kept a handsome slave who was dressed like a woman when he waited at table.’
  • 99) ‘He was one of the footmen who waited at table.’
  • 100) ‘If the truth be known, waiting tables was my only income.’
  • 101) ‘The role involves mainly waiting tables, but occasionally also working behind the bar.’
  • 102) ‘The only member of that group who will wait on tables next Sunday is Sean Carroll who has served at all of the 45 parties.’
  • 103) ‘I felt like a fraud, sitting in a pleasant room, served three delicious meals a day and being waited on by quietly efficient and obviously busy staff who even spoke a little English.’
  • 104) ‘He then worked as an electronic appliance technician before switching to blue-collar jobs such as waiting on restaurant tables and selling audio equipment.’
  • 105) ‘The greatest of celebrity musicians will do fine under any system, while those who are currently waiting on tables or driving a cab to support themselves have nothing to lose.’
  • 106) ‘The arts for most is a sacrifice and in New Zealand many of your favorite local artists may well have served you a drink, or waited on your table - when anywhere else in the world they may well be living the high life.’
  • 107) ‘The fortnight was officially launched on Tuesday, with visitors to the city's Market Square being waited on and served fine food and drink.’
  • 108) ‘Some 12 or so young people from the Fagley Youth Club waited on table, served our food and generally looked after us to make it a wonderful party.’
  • 109) ‘In 1938, a young Tennessee Williams earned his keep waiting on tables in nearby Toulouse Street.’
  • 110) ‘No free training and advice, no house, clothes and media spotlight, just singing, acting, shooting or writing between waiting on tables and scrubbing floors.’
  • 111) ‘Testino arrived from Lima, in Peru, almost thirty years ago, with nothing to his name and ended up waiting tables to pay his way.’
  • 112) ‘Show up early, because no matter what time you go, there will be an interminable wait.’
  • 113) ‘Unfortunately, a train has just left the station, and it will be quite a wait for the next one.’
  • 114) ‘Desperate motorists say they face an hour wait when trying to leave the car park at the end of the day.’
  • 115) ‘Meanwhile, local families with loved ones on holiday in southern Asia face an anxious wait for news.’
  • 116) ‘The announcement ends a long wait for a permanent successor to Dean Robinson, who left the club in March.’
  • 117) ‘Now she has been told that her operation has been postponed for two months in addition to the usual wait of three to four months.’
  • 118) ‘Rowena knew what this involved: a wait of several hours in a small and sometimes crowded waiting room.’
  • 119) ‘Rather than making a mad dash and then facing an indefinite wait at the station, check Tubetrack for your next train.’
  • 120) ‘Meanwhile passengers have faced waits of up to 6 hours between check-in and departure.’
  • 121) ‘When clients come to me I see them once or twice to see if I'm the right architect, and then there's the wait period.’
  • 122) ‘Travellers to North America face a further wait as US airspace remained closed this evening.’
  • 123) ‘With only two lifts operational at any one time and 12 floors to service the wait intervals drove many to the stairs.’
  • 124) ‘But for Fred Storr, on the waiting list since November, the wait was too long.’
  • 125) ‘The wait seemed interminable, and slowly she nodded off to sleep.’
  • 126) ‘Also today, news comes that British holidaymakers heading for the United States face a five-hour wait to check in.’
  • 127) ‘As for getting swift action, our 30-year wait speaks for itself.’
  • 128) ‘Customer wait time has been reduced by more than 3.4 days.’
  • 129) ‘Patients experience shorter wait times because they can plan ahead for a specific date and approximate procedure time.’
  • 130) ‘So the big question is, has the wait been worth it?’
  • 131) ‘Her family faced an agonising wait to see the extent of her injuries.’
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