weighted

[ UK /wˈe‍ɪtɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈweɪtɪd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. adjusted to reflect value or proportion
    a law weighted in favor of landlords
    votes weighted according to the size of constituencies
    a weighted average
  2. made heavy or weighted down with weariness
    his leaden arms
    weighted eyelids
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How To Use weighted In A Sentence

  • Hand, Schryhart, Arneel, and Merrill, weighted with this inpouring flood of stock, which they had to take at two-twenty, hurried to their favorite banks, hypothecating vast quantities at one-fifty and over, and using the money so obtained to take care of the additional shares which they were compelled to buy. The Titan
  • This latest fly is based on an earlier marabou tailed damsel nymph that was weighted down with lead wire.
  • It's here that he rails for the umpteenth time against lesser critics who have dared to suggest that his boisterous, agonistic account of writerly influence might be weighted in favour of a certain masculinist tradition. The Anatomy of Influence by Harold Bloom – review
  • The electronic power-assisted steering feels well weighted, with a slow rack ratio but an on-centre sluggishness, which is safe and steady but not at all responsive. Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • I will not be there with a £180 ticket to be biffed into kingdom come by some insane person on the end of a weighted rope - or falling off it - but good luck to those who come to brave the 2 chords of U2 at warp volume and other truffles of this cultural feast. Bono and The Edge defend Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
  • The keel is a centreboard but not weighted; the ballast is in the hull itself (which sounds inefficient but actually works surprisingly well).
  • Sibling-year observations are weighted to address the underrepresentation of high-mortality families in population-based surveys following the general methods proposed by Gakidou and King, where Bf is the original sibship size and PLoS Medicine: New Articles
  • He contemptuously dismissed any suggestion to the effect that the dollar was overvalued, or that its climb to record highs on a trade-weighted basis was becoming a source of economic instability.
  • The fishing nets are weighted with lead.
  • Minutes later Campbell scored again at the end of a deftly weighted bomb.
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