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  1. deadweight(Noun)

    The largest weight of cargo a ship is able to carry; i.e, the weight of a ship when fully loaded minus its weight when empty.

  2. deadweight(Noun)

    A useless, usually encumbering factor.

  3. deadweight(Adjective)

    Describes a shot with exact, precise pace to leave the balls in the perfect position. Usually just touching a cushion or very close to another ball.


  1. Deadweight

    "Deadweight" is a single by Beck, taken from the soundtrack to the film A Life Less Ordinary. The song was nominated for Best Song from a Movie at the 1998 MTV Movie Awards, but lost out to Will Smith's "Men in Black". The song can also be found on the deluxe version of Odelay, as well as an alternate version of "Jack-Ass" entitled "Strange Invitation" and a Spanish version entitled "Burro".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deadweight in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deadweight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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