# 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

Weighing is the process of determining the weight or mass of an object or substance using a scale or other measuring instrument. This process is often used in various fields such as science, engineering, cooking, and commerce to quantify the mass or volume of a specific entity.

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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. If the Chinese consumer is pulling back on spending then it seems to be either at the very high luxury end or maybe on some of the everyday non-essential items, i think the smartphone is increasingly viewed as an essential in Greater China. So, I don't see the economy weighing significantly on Apple growth over the next few quarters.

2. Markets continue to discount disappointment over the ECB. You add oil prices making new lows, worries over U.S. high yield, China deflation and a mini credit crisis in Italy, then you have the cocktail that is weighing on markets.

3. I've seen that speculation, i'm not going to be able to go further into weighing the merits of who was selected, whether one person had more merit versus the other. That's internal. But I can say we regret the error and we've got to do better in that regard.

4. The combination of the Chinese stock market rout and creeping crude glut is weighing on oil, that said, Brent's still seeing support above \$50 and U.S. crude is staying above \$45. There's a lot of hedging going on at those levels.

5. For decades, scientists have been searching for similarities between the growth of a placenta and a tumor, the placenta is an organ, which within a few months grows from only few cells into an organ weighing [approximately] 2 pounds, and it provides the embryo with oxygen and nourishment in a relatively foreign environment. In a manner of speaking, tumors do much the same— they grow aggressively in a relatively foreign environment.

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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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