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weight unit


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n weight unit a unit used to measure weight "he placed two weights in the scale pan"
    • n weight unit a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
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In literature:

The branch, under their united weight, bent downward like a bow.
"The Boy Hunters" by Captain Mayne Reid
It appeared as if they were about to crush the little frigate with their united weight.
"Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships" by W.H.G. Kingston
Still, he several times cried out to us not to attempt to join him, lest our united weight might again set the mass in motion.
"In the Rocky Mountains" by W. H. G. Kingston
Our united weight on the end of the log detached it from the shore, and we were again floating down the stream.
"Down The River" by Oliver Optic
It is needless to enunciate the weight of the earth in our ordinary units.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
At the same convention a unit of weight was determined.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
The consumption per hundred-weight was under thirteen units.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
He chose as his unit of reference the weight of an atom of hydrogen, i.e.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
Each boy took one of the units and fastened it to his weight belt.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The rise was caused by numerous converging forces which brought their united weight to bear.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5" by Various
As a war measure the United Kingdom has now increased the rate on letters over one ounce in weight.
"The Development of Rates of Postage" by A. D. Smith
On this question his clear head and warm heart united in forming strong convictions that had great weight with the people.
"American Leaders and Heroes" by Wilbur Fisk Gordy
The charges, which are very high, are regulated by weight, as under the new system in the United States.
"Rambles by Land and Water" by B. M. Norman
In each case the unit of weight was an ounce.
"The History of the Post Office in British North America" by William Smith
The wild man has no chronometer, no yardstick, no unit of weight, no field-glass.
"Indian Scout Talks" by Charles A. Eastman
The unit gold coin to be 1/125 of the new established livre in weight (= 8 deniers), and of .9 standard, to equal 31 lire.
"The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896" by William Arthur Shaw
But in weighing the precious metals, the Chaldaeans used units, which differed from the imperial weights in use for all other purposes.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)" by Max Duncker
Many of the best hunters in the United Kingdom are thoroughbreds, but of the substantial weight-carrying type.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
It therefore equals the weight of the column of mercury of unit cross-section.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower

In poetry:

I've seen in these United States—
This consecrated soil—
Men bought and sold by pounds and weights,
In Southern fields to toil.
"I've Seen" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
In vain the talkative unite
In hopes of permanent delight—
The secret just committed,
Forgetting its important weight,
They drop through mere desire to prate,
And by themselves outwitted.
"Friendship" by William Cowper

In news:

The units allow users to stop the belts and accurately calibrate the scale using known test weights.
Volvo Trucks North America will develop lightweight prototype sleepers made with advanced composite material technology as part of a United States Army program to reduce the weight and improve fuel economy of trucks.
Hca extract is just not adequately known, however it is wildly popular inside Europe and it is developing inside recognition from the United states, because it is found in several different weight loss supplements including Metabolite Super.
United weighs in with weight policy.
In the United States, ma huang and a variety of dietary supplements that contain ephedra alkaloids are widely promoted and used as a means of losing weight and increasing energy.
Voorhees' Jadaen Bernstein, one of the state's top upper weights, has decided to follow in his older siblings' footsteps and attend the United States Naval Academy.
Denmark's Novo Nordisk is sizing up a high-price niche market for its drug liraglutide as a weight-loss treatment, with the United States the prime opportunity.
A Har­vard study blamed white pota­toes for weight gain in the United States.
As obesity continues to plague the United States, many states have imposed a tax cost on some of the products that contribute to unhealthy weight gain, like soda.
The non-destructive testing unit of the Montana DOT recently purchased two ground-penetrating radar units, used in conjunction with falling weight deflectometers, on which the radar units are mounted.
All Majesta units are custom-made, and the balances are matched to the size and weight of the sash.

In science:

M without accumulation points. ii) The compound Poisson process is a Poisson process with random weights instead of unit weights.
Optimal transport between random measures
The weights of the bias term of all the hidden units are set to 0.
Learning the Structure and Parameters of Large-Population Graphical Games from Behavioral Data
Since the mass of the normalized Gaussian measure is asymptotically concentrated near the unit sphere as dn → ∞, the critical values of a line of sections {cs} are weighted most for values of |c| close to 1.
Critical values of random analytic functions on complex manifolds
The weight of the two thick black edges is equal to V, all the other edges have unit weight.
Random Spanning Trees and the Prediction of Weighted Graphs
It is remarkable that replacing those specific weights concerning the unit circle. by arbitrary positive constants, at least for n ≤ 4 sites, we still have the roots on the unit circle.
Yang-Lee Zeros of the Ising model on Random Graphs of Non Planar Topology
D2 contains all -dimensional unit vectors (weighted with some constants) in its columns.
A nonparametric test for a constant correlation matrix
Either synchronized identical weight vector of sender and receivers’ input layer, activated hidden layer and output layer becomes session key or session key can be form using identical output of hidden units of activated hidden layer.
Key Generation and Certification using Multilayer Perceptron in Wireless communication(KGCMLP)
Output of the hidden units is calculated by the weighted sum over the current input values .
Key Generation and Certification using Multilayer Perceptron in Wireless communication(KGCMLP)
In order to describe the correlations between two multilayer perceptron caused by the synchronization process, one can look at the probability distribution of the weight values in each hidden unit.
Key Generation and Certification using Multilayer Perceptron in Wireless communication(KGCMLP)
F (Ω) is a weighted phonon density of states and T is the temperature measured in frequency units.
The pseudogap in high-temperature superconductors: an experimental survey
Here square brackets indicate unit weight antisymmetrisation over all the surrounded indices.
Optimally defined Racah-Casimir operators for su(n) and their eigenvalues for various classes of representations
Kazuhiro Yamamoto with the weight factor W (z ) = (cid:0)dN/dz(cid:1)2 (cid:0)s2ds/dz(cid:1)−1, where dN/dz denotes the number count of the ob jects per unit redshift and per unit solid angle, and s = s(z ) denotes the distance-redshift relation of the radial coordinate that we chose to plot a map of the ob jects.
Cosmological constraint from QSO spatial power spectrum
Also, for each q the authors defined q analogues of the weighted Bergman spaces L2 a ((1 − |z |2 )λd ¯zdz) (λ ≥ 0) on the unit disk and showed that Pq, λ could be realized as the algebra of Toeplitz operators (with symbols from Pq, 0) on the q -weighted Bergman space corresponding to λ.
Berezin transform on the quantum unit ball
Namely, we produce analogues of the weighted Bergman spaces, Toeplitz operators, covariant symbols, and the Berezin transform on the unit ball.
Berezin transform on the quantum unit ball
Since the value of the generating function is 1 for z = 0 by construction, the value of z for which it vanishes verifies |z | ∼ 1 for dimensional reasons (in this discussion, we assume unit weights w1 = w2 = 1 for simplicity).
Directed flow at RHIC from Lee-Yang zeroes