- 1Allowance or adjustment made in order to take account of special circumstances or compensate for a distorting factor: each score is then multiplied by the appropriate weighting, giving a weighted scoreMore example sentences
- He believed that through careful weighting, online surveys could be projected to the national population, and projected accurately.
- Two, European markets have a high weighting in telecom stocks - even higher than the U.S. market - and these stocks have taken it on the chin of late.
- The feedback system fails because it gives equal weighting to non-paying buyers and the unpaid sellers.
- 1.1British An extra amount of wages or salary paid especially to allow for a higher cost of living in a particular area: London weighting of £1,750 is payableMore example sentences
- At one level the issue of London weighting is simply about the extra costs faced by workers in the capital, notably for housing and travel.
- London weighting is an extra payment that some workers receive to compensate for the higher cost of living in the capital.
- He said postal workers in London were in line for a 14.5 pert cent basic pay rise and increases in London weighting of up to 12.6 per cent.
- 2Emphasis or priority: they will give due weighting to quality as well as priceMore example sentences
- It depends on their relative weighting of the value of order, justice, liberty, and equality in different conditions.
- While part of this is due to the weighting against small projects, it is also due to our low overall level of spending.
- Above all, the report must put a heavy weighting on social education while reaffirming the importance of so-called ‘academic education’.
More definitions of weightingDefinition of weighting in:
- The US English dictionary