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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weyt]
    • /weɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weyt]
    • /weɪt/

Definitions of weighter word

  • noun weighter the amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs. 1
  • noun weighter Physics. the force that gravitation exerts upon a body, equal to the mass of the body times the local acceleration of gravity: commonly taken, in a region of constant gravitational acceleration, as a measure of mass. 1
  • noun weighter a system of units for expressing heaviness or mass: avoirdupois weight. 1
  • noun weighter a unit of heaviness or mass: The pound is a common weight in English-speaking countries. 1
  • noun weighter a body of determinate mass, as of metal, for using on a balance or scale in weighing objects, substances, etc. 1
  • noun weighter a specific quantity of a substance that is determined by weighing or that weighs a fixed amount: a half-ounce weight of gold dust. 1

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Origin of weighter

First appearance:

before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English (noun); Old English wiht (cognate with Dutch wicht, German Gewicht); see weigh1, -th1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Weighter


weighter popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

weighter usage trend in Literature

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