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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This week's episode put the spotlight on the transgendered teen's unhealthy eating habits and her apparent weight gain.
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