heavy

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  • The city was a major centre for heavy metal music in the 1980s.
  • All through the first half of December one heavy snow storm had followed another. Cited from The Duke of Stockbridge, by Edward Bellamy
  • On their arrival they came under heavy anti-aircraft ground fire.
  • His lights drew heavy anti-aircraft fire, and he was shot down.
  • American popular culture and fashion also have a heavy influence.
  • They are one of the most influential heavy metal bands of all time.
  • They also reported feeling heavier and being more likely to think about their weight.
  • This sector is often divided into light industry and heavy industry.
  • The vast majority of heavy goods trade is done by sea.
  • Difficult weather conditions and heavy anti-aircraft fire were encountered and three aircraft failed to return.
  • Below are the total number of passengers using heavy rail transport in Britain.
  • The game was delayed for two hours due to a heavy storm.
  • The latter two were very heavy vehicles and were built only in small quantities.
  • After eight months of heavy fighting, the troops were withdrawn around the end of the year.
  • It has since declined owing to the loss of most of the heavy industry.
  • This assault was directed along much the same route as the previous heavy cavalry attacks.
  • Iraq came under heavy international pressure to end the war.
  • He was promised a heavy anti-aircraft battalion, but it never arrived.
  • This type of engine can be used to move heavy loads or produce motion.
  • Throughout the day a running armour battle occurred, where both sides took heavy losses.
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Meaning of heavy

  • noun An actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun A serious (or tragic) role in a play
  • adjective Of comparatively great physical weight or density
    a heavy load, lead is a heavy metal, heavy mahogany furniture
  • adjective Unusually great in degree or quantity or number
    heavy taxes, a heavy fine, heavy casualties, heavy losses, heavy rain, heavy traffic
  • adjective Of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment
    heavy artillery, heavy infantry, a heavy cruiser, heavy guns, heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries
  • adjective Marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness
    a heavy heart, a heavy schedule, heavy news, a heavy silence, heavy eyelids
  • adjective Of great intensity or power or force
    a heavy blow, the fighting was heavy, heavy seas
  • adjective (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
    heavy hydrogen, heavy water
  • adverb Slowly as if burdened by much weight
    time hung heavy on their hands