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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Fans have commented on the 23-year-old's apparent weight gain over the course of the series, with many suggesting he's put on a few pounds of holiday weight.
Star actress Yvonne Nelson has set the record straight by denying the rumours claiming she is suffering from anorexia, a medical condition that is characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat after an apparent weight gain that needs an urgent intervention.
"Even more astounding was the apparent weight the judge appeared to apply to Mr Thomas holding public office, and therefore experiencing a 'significant fall from grace'.
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Juliet de Aro, televiewer: "Janice de Belen was a sight to behold when she guested on a talk show recentlythanks to her new hairstyle and apparent weight loss, which made her look years younger.
It was during Hend's last public appearance that everyone noticed her apparent weight gain.
* Expanded perlite is extensively used in construction and other industries due to its low apparent weight as well as low heat coefficient and high sound absorption.
Taken in aggregate, the apparent weight of the available evidence suggests that sling procedures are probably more efficacious than retropubic bladder neck suspensions.