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Definition of "weighing" []

  • To measure the weight of (verb)
  • To have weight or be heavy (verb)
  • To apportion according to weight (verb)
  • To consider carefully (verb)
  • To be influential (verb)
  • To be oppressive or burdensome (to) (verb)
  • To regard or esteem (verb)
  • Present participle of weigh. (verb)

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  • Action of the verb to weigh (noun)
  • That weighs (adjective)
  • That burdens (adjective)

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Use "weighing" in a sentence
  • "(30-3-3, 25 KO), only to escape with a draw in a November 2009 battle for the vacant IBF Lightweight belt, 33-year old Joan Guzman (30-0-1, 17 KO) showed up for his next shot at the title weighing a grotesque nine pounds over the weight limit."
  • "GRANGE: You know, Lou, one of the principles in the military in operations is what they call weighing the main effort."
  • "So in some of the Northern prisons they have what they call the weighing machine -- an infamous thing, and he who uses it commits as great a crime as the convict he punishes could have committed."