There are 2 translations of weight in Spanish:

weight1

Pronunciation: /weɪt/

n

  • 1 u c (mass, heaviness) peso (m) atomic weight peso atómico it's sold by weight se vende al peso or por peso just feel the weight of it tómale el peso the bag is 5kg in weight la bolsa pesa 5kg what weight are you? ¿cuánto pesas? what's its weight in pounds? ¿cuánto pesa en libras? it's quite a weight es bastante pesado what a weight! ¡qué pesado! cloth of winter/summer weight tela (f) de invierno/verano to gain o put on weight engordar, subir de peso to lose weight adelgazar*, perder* peso she put all her weight on the lever empujó la palanca con todas sus fuerzas don't put any weight on that table no pongas nada de peso sobre esa mesa to take the weight of sth soportar or aguantar el peso de algo the chair won't take your weight la silla no te va a aguantar or no va a aguantar tu peso sit down, take the weight off your feet siéntate y descansa un poco that has taken a weight off my mind eso me ha sacado un peso de encima to be worth one's weight in gold valer* su peso en oro to pull one's weight everyone will have to pull their weight cada uno tendrá que poner de su parte para sacar el trabajo adelante John isn't pulling his weight John no trabaja como debería to throw one's weight around mandonear [familiar/colloquial], prepotear (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] to throw one's weight behind sth apoyar algo con dedicación (before n) weight gain aumento (m) de peso weight limit límite (m) de peso weight loss pérdida (f) de peso
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    • A specific body weight was not strived for.
    • I thought I'd translate my weight from stones to pounds.
    • His weight has risen massively and his body has ballooned.
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    • I crept around my apartment, the floor under my warm beige carpet creaking under my weight with each step that I took.
    • She stopped, noticing that the wooden planks were giving in to her weight, creaking dangerously.
    • He took a step on the platform, his weight causing a loud creak, and froze.
  • 2 u (importance, value) peso (m) the weight of evidence el peso de las pruebas to lend/add weight to sth darle* más peso a algo his views don't carry much weight with her ella no respeta mucho sus opiniones, para ella sus opiniones no cuentan mucho to give due weight to sth darle* la debida importancia a algo
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    • Any extended treatment of the subject of empire that does not give full weight to the fact that human beings do not want to be ruled by foreigners is worth very little.
    • Above all, it is necessary to give full weight to the provisions of Article 5 as a whole.
    • Shakespeare's biographers now give full weight to material sidelined by earlier scholars.
  • 3 3.1 c (unit) peso (m) weights and measures pesos y medidas 3.2 u (system) peso (m)
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    • It is very important that farmers selling livestock and other products start to think in terms of the metric system of weights and measures such as kilos and litres.
    • Elaborated between 1790 and 1799, the decimal metric system of weights and measures was zealously promoted under Napoleon.
    • Equally of interest at the exhibition are the charts listing the different quantities and units used for weights and measures in this land.
    3.3 c (for scales, clocks) pesa (f) an 8-oz weight una pesa de 8 onzas
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    • Abu Ammar pondered this a moment as he put the bags on the old brass scale and adjusted the weights.
    • There is a set of scales with weights, a rolling pin, a round spice tin, a wooden potato masher, and a butter cooler.
    • People had to carry the scales, accompanying weights, and sometimes even tools to cut the metal, just to be able to transact.
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    • We come across bright ideas in books, like over-length lines passed through pulleys under floats and the excess taken up by counter-balancing weights.
    • Basically it's a series of counterbalanced weights which moves the camera's centre of gravity away from the operator whilst still allowing them to perform camera moves.
    • ‘Um, he and Robbie went to the mall with Tommy,’ I replied, stacking the weights on the counter.
    3.4 c (heavy object) [Sport] pesa (f) you mustn't lift heavy weights no debe levantar cosas pesadas
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    • The sections were forced to march distances of up to 8km over night to reach stand locations carrying weights in excess of 35 kg.
    • Press under kitchen weights and let sit overnight at room temperature.
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    • I favor lighter weights and dumbbells to develop balance, control and coordination.
    • We also worked out with weights and used treadmills and stationary bicycles.
    • It doesn't matter how many weights or fitness regimes I do.

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There are 2 translations of weight in Spanish:

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vt

  • 1.1 (make heavier) darle* peso a; [fishing net] lastrar
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    • Her neck is hung with crucifixes and beads, while her wrists are weighted with bands of stainless steel.
    • Billy's hammock had been weighted with shot and his body was thrown into the sea.
    • To make sure that the roots stay submerged, tie them gently with a piece of string that has been weighted with a stone.
    1.2 (in statistics) (often pass) ponderar weighted average media (f) ponderada (f) weighted index índice (m) ponderado
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    • These factors are statistically weighted as to importance, and relative values are assigned.
    • However, note that values should be weighted by their probabilities given the data.
    • Data were transformed into presence/absence counts for all comparisons allowing species to be equally weighted.
    1.3 (bias) to be weighted against/in favor of sb perjudicar*/favorecer* a algn

Phrasal verbs

weight down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [tarpaulin/papers] sujetar con algo pesado 1.2 [body] (to make it sink) ponerle* un lastre a

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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.