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heavy-duty Syllabification: heav·y-du·ty
Pronunciation: /ˈˌhevē ˈˌd(y)o͞odē/

Definition of heavy-duty in English:


1(Of material or an article) designed to withstand the stresses of demanding use: heavy-duty rubber gloves
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  • At the entrance to the gallery an upright, abstracted figure, smoothly curved, sat atop a heavy-duty steel truck spring.
  • I'd put all my stuff into two heavy-duty trash bags, everything I owned.
  • Use a heavy-duty detergent or wax remover to dean this strip.
1.1 informal Intense, important, or abundant: she did some heavy-duty cleaning
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  • They're billing this as a dark, intense work, so get ready for some heavy-duty dance.
  • Having sturdy torque wrenches and sockets that won't fail under heavy-duty usage is also very important.
  • For all its heart-thumping glory, it can also come with a heavy-duty helping of awkwardness and anxiety.
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