Definition of Deadweights

1. Noun. (plural of deadweight) ¹



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Definition of Deadweights

1. deadweight [n] - See also: deadweight

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deadweights

deadpans
deadrise
deadrises
deads
deadset
deadstick
deadstick landing
deadsticked
deadsticking
deadsticks
deadstock
deadtime
deadtimes
deadweight
deadweight ton
deadweights (current term)
deadwood
deadwoods
deadworks
deae-cellulose
deae-dextran
deae ex machinis
deaerate
deaerated
deaerates
deaerating
deaeration
deaerations
deaerator
deaerators

Literary usage of Deadweights

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1. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1871)
"lish themselves as profitless deadweights. This is not in the true spirit of economy. The subject of utilizing the insane, and of thus relieving the public ..."

2. Transactions by Manchester Association of Engineers (1899)
"The last method I shall enumerate, (4) is the oscillating of a mass (deadweights or other pistons) oppositely to the piston by means of a beam vibrated by ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"... to amerce My sight from seeing thee,—that if I had died, The deadweights, placed there, would have signified Less absolute exclusion. ..."

4. The Life of Benjamin Disraeli: Earl of Beaconsfield by William Flavelle Monypenny, George Earle Buckle (1916)
"... consequently in Eastern Europe, consequently also in Western Europe; but what is the use of these colonial deadweights which we do not govern 1 I don't ..."

5. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe (1905)
"... in which matters of public policy in dispute between the two great westerners were always cumbered by the deadweights of personal suspicion and hate. ..."

6. Russia in Central Asia in 1889 and the Anglo-Russian Question by George Nathaniel Curzon Curzon (1889)
"Foreign competition in any quarter, commercial or otherwise, is crushed by heavy deadweights hung round its neck. Foreign concessions are as flatly ..."

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