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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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The third heaviest fish was taken by Steve Dixon with a cod of 1675g.
The second heaviest was recorded by the Hampshire hospitals trust and came in at 14lb 2oz.
And the heaviest of the lot was a newborn delivered at a North Tees and Hartlepool Trust hospital, which weighed-in at an incredible 12lb 3oz.
Although no North East babies were the heaviest in England, Northumbria Healthcare Trust held the title of delivering the heaviest baby in the region, with one weighing in at 12lb 7oz - or 5,460 grams.
The heaviest traffic is expected in the direction of Sofia since, on Wednesday and Thursday, over 100,000 vehicles left the city.
The heaviest fish of the night caught by Keith Logan, of North Berwick AC, weighed 3lb 9.
The heaviest baby of all was born at the Royal Berkshire hospital and weighed 15lb 14oz.
LONGEST AND HEAVIEST MILKFISH -- Podium girls show the winning longest and heaviest 'bangus' (milkfish) to media lensmen during the Dagupan Bangus Rodeo at the Dagupan City Plaza, yesterday.
The winter's heaviest snow and rainfalls since Thursday chilled Jammu & Kashmir with Meteorological Department predicting moderate to heavy rains in plains and heavy snowfall in upper reaches during the next 24 hours.
Keith Higgins took the cup for the heaviest boat-caught fish with a 3lb 10oz rainbow and Ken Bowring was presented with the cup for the heaviest fish from the bottom pond with a 5lb 6oz rainbow and also the cup for the best from the top pond with one that weighed 5lb 4oz.
The cathedral already has the highest and heaviest peal of bells in the world, but ringers will today be aiming for the first time a full peal on the back eight bells has been rung.
It found that 63 per cent of men said they had consumed more than four units on their heaviest drinking day of the previous week.