adjective Nautical.
(of an anchor) just free of the bottom; atrip: Anchors aweigh!

1620–30; a-1 + weigh2 Unabridged
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aweigh (əˈweɪ)
(postpositive) nautical (of an anchor) no longer hooked into the bottom; hanging by its rode

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We take this into account through aweigh ted probability in the total jet spectrum, as discussed in the next section.
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