True, you can have a balance and weigh out a particular amount for each one, but it takes an awful lot of time.
A jock has got to weigh in and weigh out on the dot when Parker is on the job.
weigh out the food articles used in problem No. 2, and apportion them among three meals.
weigh out French maltose, 40 grammes, and dissolve in the agar.
Pare and slice the pineapples, then weigh out one pound of cane sugar to each pound of fruit.
weigh out a pound and a quarter of sifted flour, and a pound of butter.
weigh out rice powder, 100 grammes, and rub it up in a mortar with the milk and broth mixture.
Father's machine he weighs letters with did to weigh out the things.
weigh out your color and add it gradually, not all at once, noting the effect as you go.
Scales, of course, are required if it is desired to weigh out candy in small amounts or in boxes after it is made.
Old English wegan "find the weight of, have weight, lift, carry," from Proto-Germanic *weganan (cf. Old Saxon wegan, Old Frisian wega, Dutch wegen "to weigh," Old Norse vega, Old High German wegan "to move, carry, weigh," German wiegen "to weigh"), from PIE *wegh- "to move" (cf. Sanskrit vahati "carries, conveys," vahitram "vessel, ship;" Avestan vazaiti "he leads, draws;" Greek okhos "carriage;" Latin vehere "to carry, convey;" Old Church Slavonic vesti "to carry, convey;" Lithuanian vezu "to carry, convey;" Old Irish fecht "campaign, journey").
The original sense was of motion, which led to that of lifting, then to that of "measure the weight of." The older sense of "lift, carry" survives in the nautical phrase weigh anchor. Figurative sense of "to consider, ponder" (in reference to words, etc.) is recorded from mid-14c.