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  • 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
    heavy taxes
    a heavy fine
    heavy casualties
    heavy losses
    heavy rain
    heavy traffic
  • a  of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment
    heavy artillery
    heavy infantry
    a heavy cruiser
    heavy guns
    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
    heavy news
    a heavy silence
    heavy eyelids
  • 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
    heavy seas
  • a  (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
    heavy hydrogen
    heavy water
  • 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
    heavy fog
  • s  of relatively large extent and density
    a heavy line
  • s  made of fabric having considerable thickness
    a heavy coat
  • s  prodigious
    heavy investor
  • s  full and loud and deep
    heavy sounds
  • 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
    heavy machinery
  • 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
    heavy breathing
  • s  characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy work
    heavy going
  • s  lacking lightness or liveliness
    heavy humor
  • 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

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