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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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Subsequently, and melded with sensations of heaviness, is the elicitation of sensations of warmth.
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Schulz stated in 1774: "The heaviness or lightness of execution [should] be suited to the work's character and expression.
The Bible carries a sense of heaviness, work, and punishment.
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Led by guitarist Claude Barthelemy, they are full of verve and risk-taking, with adventurous arrangements full of humour, and a musical range that extends from rock heaviness to the ethereal end of contemporary classical, taking in some all hands to the horns big band swing along the way.
Author Beth Kendrick has created characters with complexity and sarcasm who trudge through the heaviness of loving in spite of themselves.
Other things to look out for in your boss are tight shoulders, pinched lips, expressionless face and heaviness of movement as these show they are not in a good mood.
our train as it crosses /the Mississippi/shaking a light snow from the trestle/down to black ice,/with much heaviness,/yes, and benediction.