# Definitions for weighingweigh·ing

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careful consideration

"a little deliberation would have deterred them"

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1. weighingnoun

action of the verb to weigh

that weighs

that burdens

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1. weighing

In science and engineering, the weight of an object is the force acting on the object due to gravity.Some standard textbooks define weight as a vector quantity, the gravitational force acting on the object. Others define weight as a scalar quantity, the magnitude of the gravitational force. Yet others define it as the magnitude of the reaction force exerted on a body by mechanisms that counteract the effects of gravity: the weight is the quantity that is measured by, for example, a spring scale. Thus, in a state of free fall, the weight would be zero. In this sense of weight, terrestrial objects can be weightless: ignoring air resistance, the famous apple falling from the tree, on its way to meet the ground near Isaac Newton, would be weightless. The unit of measurement for weight is that of force, which in the International System of Units (SI) is the newton. For example, an object with a mass of one kilogram has a weight of about 9.8 newtons on the surface of the Earth, and about one-sixth as much on the Moon. Although weight and mass are scientifically distinct quantities, the terms are often confused with each other in everyday use (e.g. comparing and converting force weight in pounds to mass in kilograms and vice versa).Further complications in elucidating the various concepts of weight have to do with the theory of relativity according to which gravity is modeled as a consequence of the curvature of spacetime. In the teaching community, a considerable debate has existed for over half a century on how to define weight for their students. The current situation is that a multiple set of concepts co-exist and find use in their various contexts.

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1. Weighing

of Weigh

2. Weighing

a. & n. from Weigh, v

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of weighing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of weighing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

### Examples of weighing in a Sentence

1. Growth keeps slowing ... Lower commodity prices, including oil, partly reflect weakening demand itself. In addition, the downturn in mining capex and the declining income of commodity producers is weighing on exports from Asia.

2. It's not clear to me that this is really going to be that constructive, his going there and weighing in on this debate.

3. The market is still rather nervous, but I would expect that we are moving towards bottom-building in the equity market. The concerns of the Brexit are reflected quite well in share prices so the question is how much pain will be before a relief. It's probably still a little bit away, it will also depend on a rebound in banks as the systemic risk due to Brexit is certainly a concern and credit risks coming from Italy are weighing on the sector.

4. Global investors are likely cautious around upcoming Fed taper and the prospects of weaker Asian currencies. Current wave of virus resurgences across Asia and the resultant downside risks to regional growth are also weighing on investor sentiments.

5. For conflict-affected states, where fragility is really an issue as well, then you are consistently weighing up the need for short-term energy access.

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## Translations for weighing

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• vejning
• Wiegen
• peso
• pesée, pesage
• pesatura
• appendens
• weging
• pesagem
• vägning
• وزن
• 稱重

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