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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Heaviest'

Heaviest Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    heaviest See heavy
Heaviest Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    heavy adj
  1. of comparatively great physical weight or density; "a heavy load"; "lead is a heavy metal"; "heavy mahogony furniture" [ant: light]
  2. unusually great in degree or quantity or number; "heavy taxes"; "a heavy fine"; "heavy casualties"; "heavy losses"; "heavy rain"; "heavy traffic" [ant: light]
  3. of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment; "heavy artillery"; "heavy infantry"; "a heavy cruiser"; "heavy guns"; "heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries" [ant: light]
  4. having or suggesting a viscous consistency; "heavy cream"
  5. wide from side to side; "a heavy black mark" [syn: thick]
  6. marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; "a heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids" [ant: light]
  7. usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it [syn: fleshy, overweight]
  8. (used of soil) compact and fine-grained; "the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated" [syn: clayey, cloggy]
  9. darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky" [syn: lowering, sullen, threatening]
  10. of great intensity or power or force; "a heavy blow"; "the fighting was heavy"; "heavy seas" [ant: light] 1
  11. (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight; "heavy hydrogen"; "heavy water" [ant: light] 1
  12. (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain; "Iago is the heavy role in `Othello'" 1
  13. permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; "dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom" [syn: dense, impenetrable]
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Heaviest'

  • Heaviest trains: The heaviest train s in the world are freight trains hauling bulk commodities such as coal and iron ore. One might distinguish between ...
  • List of the heaviest people: This is a list of the heaviest people recorded. The table includes each individual's name, peak weight, their birth date, and years of ...
  • List of heaviest bells: Following is a list of the heaviest bells known to have been cast, and the period of time during which they held that title. ...
  • Heaviest Corner on Earth: The Heaviest Corner on Earth is a promotional name given to the corner of 20th Street and 1st Avenue North in Birmingham , Alabama , United ...

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* It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem-and in my esteem age is not estimable. - George Gordon Byron

* One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds. - Mahatma Gandhi

* It is said that God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions. - Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

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