deadweight
noun Date: 1659 1. the unrelieved weight of an inert mass 2. dead load 3. a ship's load including the total weight of cargo, fuel, stores, crew, and passengers

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  • Deadweight — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Deadweight es un single de la película A Life Less Ordinary correspondiente al cantante de indie rock Beck Hansen y fue lanzado el 27 de noviembre de 1998 a través de la discográfica Geffen. Lista de canciones… …   Wikipedia Español

  • deadweight — index incumbrance (burden) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Deadweight — es un single de la película A Life Less Ordinary correspondiente al cantante de indie rock Beck Hansen y fue lanzado el 27 de noviembre de 1998 a través de la discográfica Geffen …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • deadweight — 1650s, weight of an inert body, from DEAD (Cf. dead) + WEIGHT (Cf. weight) …   Etymology dictionary

  • deadweight — ► NOUN 1) the weight of an inert person or thing. 2) the total weight of cargo, stores, etc. which a ship can carry …   English terms dictionary

  • Deadweight — Dead|weight 〈[dɛ̣dwɛıt] n. 15; meist Sg.; Schifffahrt〉 maximale Tragfähigkeit eines Schiffes [engl.] * * * Deadweight   [ dɛdweɪt; englisch »totes Gewicht«] das, (s)/ s, Abkürzung dw, die Masse der gesamten Zuladung (Ladefähigkeit, Tragfähigkeit) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • deadweight — The total weight in tons (2240 lb.) that a ship carries on a specified draft including fuel, water in tanks, cargo, stores, passengers, baggage, crew and their effects, but excluding the water in the boilers. It is the difference in weight… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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