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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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All those who do have Aintree on the agenda gave the leaders too much rope and never got to grips with the heavy going.
The heavy going was right up his street at Haydock three weeks ago.
It's heavy going at times - but it's worth making the effort for.
Despite being without new signing, three-time world champion Dave Hemsley and Polish superstar Damian Wozny, Coventry adapted quickly to the heavy going and held all the aces against a fitter Birmingham side who were enjoying their third match of the year.
The lightly-raced seven-year-old won a three-mile hurdle event two years ago in heavy going, and his recent run suggests he is ready to make his mark over the bigger obstacles.
WALKERS and runners braved heavy going underfoot to complete a 40- mile challenge around Coventry.
He said: "Some people think the heavy going suits us but I disagree.
Meditations from such a source may sound like heavy going but this is not the case.
The detailed accounts of the will data can be heavy going, and some of Guzzetti's interpretations of it are presented as more conclusive than seems warranted.
But as a book to be consumed for pleasure, it will probably be considered heavy going by readers with less stamina than Kluger.
He should be a different proposition now returned to a testing surface and 3m on heavy going at this stiff track should be ideal for such a strong stayer.
Alex Curran glam with a Hollywood hairdo Heavy going.