Weighing
Weighing Weigh"ing, a. & n. from {Weigh}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Weighing cage}, a cage in which small living animals may be conveniently weighed.

{Weighing house}. See {Weigh-house}.

{Weighing machine}, any large machine or apparatus for weighing; especially, platform scales arranged for weighing heavy bodies, as loaded wagons. [1913 Webster]


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  • weighing — index contemplation, deliberation, discrimination (differentiation), estimation (calculation), judgment (discernment) …   Law dictionary

  • Weighing — Weigh Weigh, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Weighed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weighing}.] [OE. weien, weyen, weghen, AS. wegan to bear, move; akin to D. wegen to weigh, G. w[ a]gen, wiegen, to weigh, bewegen to move, OHG. wegan, Icel. vega to move, carry, lift,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weighing —    On the same principle that it is tempting fate to *count things too closely, there was previously a prejudice in many people s minds about weighing newborn babies. First noticed by Chambers (1878: ii. 39), from Suffolk, although it was clearly …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • weighing — adj. Weighing is used with these nouns: ↑scales …   Collocations dictionary

  • weighing — svėrimas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Masių palyginimas svarstyklėmis. atitikmenys: angl. weighing vok. Abwägung, f; Abwiegen, n; Auswiegen, n; Wägen, n; Wägung, f rus. взвешивание, n pranc. pesage, m; pesée, f …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • weighing — svėrimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Masių palyginimas svarstyklėmis. atitikmenys: angl. weighing rus. взвешивание …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • weighing — svėrimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. weighing vok. Abwägung, f; Wägen, n; Wägung, f rus. взвешивание, n pranc. pesage, m; pesée, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • weighing — 1. noun /ˈweɪ.ɪŋ/ action of the verb to weigh 2. adjective /ˈweɪ.ɪŋ/ a) that weighs b) that burdens …   Wiktionary

  • weighing — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. measuring, estimating, considering, balancing, contempLating, evaluating, judging, deciding, thinking over …   English dictionary for students

  • weighing — n. determining weight weɪ v. measure the heaviness of (an object, proposition, etc.); consider; be of a particular heaviness; burden; be significant in influencing a decision; lift an anchor …   English contemporary dictionary

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