heavy : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an actor who plays villainous roles
- n a serious (or tragic) role in a play
- a of comparatively great physical weight or density
a heavy load
lead is a heavy metal
heavy mahogany furniture
- a unusually great in degree or quantity or number
a heavy fine
- a of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment
a heavy cruiser
heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries
- a marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness
a heavy heart
a heavy schedule
a heavy silence
- s usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
- s (used of soil) compact and fine-grained
the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated
- s darkened by clouds
a heavy sky
- a of great intensity or power or force
a heavy blow
the fighting was heavy
- a (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
- s (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain
Iago is the heavy role in `Othello'
- s permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
- s of relatively large extent and density
a heavy line
- s made of fabric having considerable thickness
a heavy coat
- s prodigious
- s full and loud and deep
- s given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
- s of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
heavy matters of state
- s slow and laborious because of weight
the heavy tread of tired troops
- s large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work
a heavy truck
- s dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal
a heavy pudding
- s sharply inclined
a heavy grade
- s full of; bearing great weight
trees heavy with fruit
- s requiring or showing effort
- s characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
- s lacking lightness or liveliness
- s (of sleep) deep and complete
a heavy sleep
- s in an advanced stage of pregnancy
- r slowly as if burdened by much weight
time hung heavy on their hands
- More energy from heavy oilAt first glance, it looks like any other oilfield, with acre upon acre of pumps rhythmically nodding up and down as they suck up the crude.
- To treat heavy menstrual bleeding, patients can use an interuterine device (IUD) coated with the hormone levonorgestrel, a type of progesterone.
- Every molecule of pure "heavy water" contains two atoms of deuterium, which is hydrogen of the double-weight form identified in 1931 by Columbia's Harold Clayton Urey.
News & Articles
- Heavy Rain Prompts Flood Watches
Heavy rains are expected Thursday, prompting flood watches across the state.
June 12, 2013 - Hartford Courant
- Heavy rainfall expected Thursday
Heavy rainfall expected Thursday Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:52 am, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 [...] on Thursday, lower temperatures and heavy rain will hit the region and continue into Friday, according to the National Weather Service. "An inch and a half to two and a half ...
June 12, 2013 - Albany Times Union
- Heavy rains means flood watch
Heavy rains means flood watch Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 2:44 pm, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 The National Weather Service is warning about the potential flooding in Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Columbia counties and a portion of Saratoga County south of Saratoga Springs ...
June 12, 2013 - Albany Times Union
- Fidel Herrera in The Associated Press
It is a fact we are going to get very heavy rains,said Gov. Fidel Herrera of the Gulf coast state of Veracruz.
- Robert Gates in Chicago Tribune
Untrained teenagers with heavy weapons,Gates told students and faculty at the Marine Corps War College. "Everybody in the room knows the consequences of that."