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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 sensation of heaviness then diffuses outwardly, ever further into the spaces of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis.
Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the Selbelle Series launch, the addition of the two new products for the alleviation of post meal stomach heaviness will enable Eisai to make further contributions to an ever-greater number of people who experience gastric discomfort, including adult women who wish to enjoy delicious meals without being worried about post meal stomach heaviness.
It was the heaviness in her shoulder that was worrying me and I'm happy with how that has progressed.
For Davey, there is no getting around (and no desire to do so) the heaviness of every photograph.
Note any pain, tightness, heaviness, weakness, loss of motion and unsteadiness.
An observation I had after finishing this edition of Insight was that I felt a heaviness in my spirit.
Its intense flavour, without the heaviness of other dark beers, is also a distinctive feature which will appeal to both men and women alike.
Jason, you have fit into VOIVOD amazingly well, bringing in a bit of Sabbath-like heaviness to the band.
Other recommendations cover type colour, type heaviness, letter spacing, margins and columns, and design and simplicity.
Sacco's self-deprecating humor offers a few light moments to relieve the inherent heaviness of story.
His conviction that he must act for two gave him a jocular heaviness that made the girl react for a dozen, but his jokes rode a limitless tide of concern.
Schulz stated in 1774: "The heaviness or lightness of execution [should] be suited to the work's character and expression.