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heavy British & World English

Of great weight; difficult to lift or move

heavy English Thesaurus

the pan was too heavy for me to carry

hang heavily British & World English

(Of time) pass slowly

sit on the stomach British & World English

(Of food) take a long time to be digested

heavy oil British & World English

Any of the relatively dense hydrocarbons (denser than water) derived from petroleum, coal tar, and similar materials

top-heavy British & World English

Disproportionately heavy at the top so as to be in danger of toppling

heavy going British & World English

Difficult or boring to deal with

heavy chain British & World English

The protein subunit that, as one of a pair, makes up the major part of an immunoglobulin molecule

heavy cream British & World English

North American term for double cream.

heavy-duty British & World English

(Of material or an article) designed to withstand the stresses of demanding use

heavy-eyed British & World English

Appearing tired or sleepy

heavy horse British & World English

A large, strong, heavily built horse of a type or breed used for draught work

heavy-knit British & World English

(Of a fabric or garment) thick, substantial, and close-textured

heavy-lift British & World English

(Of a vehicle) capable of lifting or transporting extremely heavy loads

heavy metal British & World English

A metal of relatively high density, or of high relative atomic weight

heavy water British & World English

Water in which the hydrogen in the molecules is partly or wholly replaced by the isotope deuterium, used especially as a moderator in nuclear reactors

heavy-footed British & World English

Slow and laborious in movement

heavy-handed British & World English

Clumsy, insensitive, or overly forceful

heavy-hearted British & World English

Feeling depressed or melancholy

heavy hitter British & World English

An important or powerful person

heavy lifting British & World English

The lifting of heavy objects

heavy petting British & World English

Erotic contact between two people involving stimulation of the genitals but stopping short of intercourse

heavy sleeper British & World English

A person who sleeps deeply and is difficult to wake up

heavy-handed English Thesaurus

they tend to be heavy-handed with the equipment

heavy-breasted British & World English

(Of a woman) having large breasts

heavy breathing British & World English

Breathing that is audible through being deep or laboured, especially in sleep or as a result of exertion

heavy chemicals British & World English

Bulk chemicals used in industry and agriculture

heavy hydrogen British & World English

Another term for deuterium.

heavy industry British & World English

The manufacture of large, heavy articles and materials in bulk

the heavy mob British & World English

A group of strong or violent criminals or bodyguards

hot and heavy British & World English

Intense; with intensity

lie heavy on one British & World English

Cause one to feel troubled or uncomfortable

heavy goods vehicle British & World English

A large, heavy motor vehicle used for transporting cargo

make heavy weather of British & World English

Have unnecessary difficulty in dealing with (a task or problem)

hang heavily in hang British & World English

(Of time) pass slowly

take its toll British & World English

Have an adverse effect

heavy going in heavy British & World English

Difficult or boring to deal with

heavyset British & World English

(Of a person) broad and strongly built

the heavy mob in heavy British & World English

A group of strong or violent criminals or bodyguards

hot and heavy in hot British & World English

Intense; with intensity

superheavy British & World English

Relating to or denoting an element with an atomic mass or atomic number greater than those of the naturally occurring elements, especially one belonging to a group above atomic number 110 having proton/neutron ratios which in theory confer relatively long half-lives

lie heavy on one in lie1 British & World English

Cause one to feel troubled or uncomfortable

take its toll in toll1 British & World English

Have an adverse effect


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