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human fetus whose weight is less than 0.5 kilogram when removed or expelled from the mother's body abortus
Australian timber tree resembling the kauri but having wood much lighter in weight and softer Agathis robusta , dundathu pine , queensland kauri , smooth bark kauri
unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound apothecaries' ounce , ounce , troy ounce
apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces or 373.242 grams apothecaries' pound , troy pound
any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces apothecaries' unit , apothecaries' weight
(architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it arch
(hydrostatics) the apparent loss in weight of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the displaced fluid Archimedes' principle , law of Archimedes
unit of weight used in some Spanish speaking countries arroba
severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease autoimmune diabetes , growth-onset diabetes , IDDM , insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus , juvenile-onset diabetes , juvenile diabetes , ketoacidosis-prone diabetes , ketosis-prone diabetes , type I diabetes
weight or heaviness of person avoirdupois
excess bodily weight avoirdupois , blubber , fat , fatness
weight that balances another weight balance , counterbalance , counterpoise , counterweight , equaliser , equalizer
boxer of lightest weight divisions bantamweight , featherweight , flyweight
adjustable weight-lifting device barbell
weight for exercise barbell , dumbbell
weight lifting machine for pressing up a weight while lying down bench press
hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string bob
weight of a person's body body weight
Irish chemist who established that air has weight and whose definitions of chemical elements and chemical reactions helped to dissociate chemistry from alchemy (1627-1691) Boyle , Robert Boyle
weight to be borne or conveyed burden , load , loading
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