heaviest heaviest  /ˈhɛ vi əst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an actor who plays villainous roles
  2. (n) a serious (or tragic) role in a play
  3. (adj) of comparatively great physical weight or density
  4. (adj) unusually great in degree or quantity or number
  5. (adj) of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment
  6. (adj) marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness
  7. (adj) usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
  8. (adj) (used of soil) compact and fine-grained
  9. (adj) darkened by clouds
  10. (adj) of great intensity or power or force
  11. (adj) (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
  12. (adj) (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain
  13. (adj) permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
  14. (adj) of relatively large extent and density
  15. (adj) made of fabric having considerable thickness
  16. (adj) prodigious
  17. (adj) full and loud and deep
  18. (adj) given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
  19. (adj) of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
  20. (adj) slow and laborious because of weight
  21. (adj) large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work
  22. (adj) dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal
  23. (adj) sharply inclined
  24. (adj) full of; bearing great weight
  25. (adj) requiring or showing effort
  26. (adj) characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
  27. (adj) lacking lightness or liveliness
  28. (adj) (of sleep) deep and complete
  29. (adj) in an advanced stage of pregnancy
  30. (adv) slowly as if burdened by much weight

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Near the beginning of time, the universe almost certainly contained many elements heavier than uranium, the heaviest element that exists naturally on earth.
  2. Most of their fighters are armed with ancient M-16s and AK-47s, and the heaviest weapons at their disposal are two geriatric M-79 grenade launchers.
  3. The heaviest cost, though, may fall on the company's reputation.

News

  1. Most Active Options: Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), BofA, Hewlett-Packard

    Of the 20 equities seeing the heaviest options volume in recent sessions, three names of notable interest this afternoon are Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), and Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)...( Read More )
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Schaeffers Research

  2. It's more than a race to me

    At my heaviest, I weighed 385 pounds. I never dared to dream I could run anywhere, never mind finish a half marathon.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. Super-yacht heaviest item moved by N.I. firm

    FOREST CITY — Atlas Enterprises recently moved the heaviest object employees have transported since it was founded as Ron Holland Housemoving in the early 1970s — a super-yacht.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Globe Gazette

Quotes

  1. Sharpton called the death "the heaviest loss I've ever endured," and said he hopes Brown gets acknowledged in death for the full effect he had on music, social trends and blacks.
    on Dec 25, 2006 By: Al Sharpton Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We don't have any other outside businesses. This is it," Gibbs said. "We have got 430 families that count on us to make good decisions. That weighs heaviest on my mind - what is the best thing for our 430 employees, the best thing for our...
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: Joe Gibbs Source: USA Today

  3. "The heaviest rains will fall Sunday morning," Thompson said. "It will be pretty steady all through the day into the afternoon."
    on Jan 26, 2008 By: Richard Thompson Source: Forbes

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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /