apparent weight


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apparent weight

[ə′pa·rənt ′wāt]
(mechanics)
For a body immersed in a fluid (such as air), the resultant of the gravitational force and the buoyant force of the fluid acting on the body; equal in magnitude to the true weight minus the weight of the displaced fluid.
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While there were some concerns about Chez's apparent weight loss, friends insist she is happier than ever with JB, and has put her tumultuous marriage with ex-England star Ashley firmly behind her.
It was during Hend's last public appearance that everyone noticed her apparent weight gain.
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For me, the more interesting differences in a wine tasted from two different shapes of wine glasses are in the wine's structure--how the glass affects the apparent weight and texture of the wine, and the perception of alcohol, sweetness, acidity or tannin.
Rotating the cylinder between weighings caused the apparent weight to vary smoothly with orientation; the difference between minimum and maximum was 30 mg.
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