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heavy

1. having a relatively high density
2. (of soil) having a high clay content; cloggy
3. (of an industry) engaged in the large-scale complex manufacture of capital goods or extraction of raw materials
4. cloudy or overcast, esp threatening rain
5. (of an element or compound) being or containing an isotope with greater atomic weight than that of the naturally occurring element
6. Horse racing (of the going on a racecourse) soft and muddy
7. 
a. a villainous role
b. an actor who plays such a part
8. Scot strong bitter beer

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In R/T (radio telephony) terminology, it means large aircraft in the heavy wake turbulence category (e.g., “Air-India 123 heavy”). The suffix indicates that the aircraft is a large transport, alerting controllers and following aircraft to the possibility of wake turbulence.
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This material flows out into space at extremely high speed and intermingles with other clouds, eventually slowing down enough for gravity to take over and allow the clouds to collapse again, eventually forming second generation stars with heavier elements in them.
An analysis of 275 wines from five countries on sale in an Oxford shop found that heavier bottles were on average more expensive and found to be from an older vintage, while red wine bottles weighed more on average than white.
Category C will allow drivers to get behind the wheel of a vehicle heavier than 3500kg with a trailer no heavier than 750kg.
The amount of road and bridge damage from heavier trucks will exceed any "user fee" paid by companies benefiting from the weight increase.
Some of the new streams are expected to result in a heavier slate and Rumhi says the quality issue remained a concern.
Since 2005, the carrier has offered heavier passengers the choice of purchasing a second seat with a 25% discount.
General Secretary Keith Norman said: "We are delighted to hear Ruth Kelly say that she is going to take a lot of persuasion over the introduction of these heavier lorries.
Track faults increased on the national network in the period April to June 2007 and the ORR said today that Network Rail had attributed this increase "in part to the impact of new trains in the south of England, arising from the higher contact stresses from heavier trains with stiffer suspension".
Use a heavier ball for more strength, and a lighter ball for endurance, balance, and flexibility.
The inserts cause only that area to behave like a heavier section, thus creating a thermal channel from the gate for the metal to flow through.
The washer would make the balloon heavier It would take a greater amount of thrust to propel this heavier balloon to the same distance as the lighter balloon in the activity.