Definition of Heavy lifting

1. Noun. Difficult work. "The boss hoped the plan would succeed but he wasn't willing to do the heavy lifting"

Generic synonyms: Work
Language type: Colloquialism



Definition of Heavy lifting

1. Noun. (idiomatic) The most demanding part of an endeavour; work requiring the most effort, resources, or consideration. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heavy Lifting

heavy-tailed
heavy chain
heavy chain disease
heavy cream
heavy drinker
heavy drinkers
heavy drinking
heavy goods vehicle
heavy goods vehicles
heavy hitter
heavy hydrogen
heavy industry
heavy ion
heavy ions
heavy legs
heavy lifting (current term)
heavy liquid petrolatum
heavy metal
heavy metal neuropathy
heavy metal umlaut
heavy metal umlauts
heavy nitrogen
heavy oxygen
heavy particle
heavy roller
heavy rollers
heavy sink
heavy spar
heavy swell
heavy tail

Literary usage of Heavy lifting

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1. General Foundry Practice by Andrew McWilliam, Percy Longmuir (1907)
"—heavy lifting Beam. shown is preferably formed of mild steel or wrought-iron. Cast-iron and wooden beams arc sometimes used, but are not very reliable. ..."

2. General Foundry Practice by Andrew McWilliam, Percy Longmuir (1907)
"—heavy lifting Beam. shown is preferably formed of mild steel or wrought-iron. Cast-iron and wooden beams are sometimes used, but are not very reliable. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Domestic Medicine: Giving a Description of Diseases by John Henry Clarke (1901)
"There is no need for her to be idle and consider herself an invalid, but excesses of all kinds she must avoid—fatiguing and violent exercise, heavy lifting, ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"... car who also did heavy lifting. Two bookkeepers who stand on their feet all day, and one a brewery man who prided himself on lifting a barrel higher on ..."

5. How Third World Rural Households Adapt to Dietary Energy Stress: The by Philip Payne, Michael Lipton (1994)
"However, small persons are at a disadvantage in work requiring mainly heavy lifting, and so forth, where their low total muscle mass and low total VO2max ..."

6. The Law of Workmen's Compensation, Rules of Procedure, Tables, Forms by William Richard Schneider (1922)
"... and another when he fell dead, while doing some heavy lifting. The trial judge held that the strain from heavy lifting 35. Saddington v. ..."

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