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Dictionary definition for: Heavy

1. (n) an actor who plays villainous roles

2. (r) slowly as if burdened by much weight; "time hung heavy on their hands"

3. (a) of comparatively great physical weight or density; "a heavy load" "lead is a heavy metal" "heavy mahogony furniture"

4. (n) a serious (or tragic) role in a play

5. (a) unusually great in degree or quantity or number; "heavy taxes" "a heavy fine" "heavy casualties" "heavy losses" "heavy rain" "heavy traffic"

6. (a) 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 a

7. (s) having or suggesting a viscous consistency; "heavy cream"

8. (s) wide from side to side; "a heavy black mark"

9. (a) 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"

10. (s) usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

11. (s) (used of soil) compact and fine-grained; "the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"

12. (s) darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"

13. (a) of great intensity or power or force; "a heavy blow" "the fighting was heavy" "heavy seas"

14. (a) (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight; "heavy hydrogen" "heavy water"

15. (s) (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain; "Iago is the heavy role in "Othello"

16. (s) permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; "dense smoke" "heavy fog" "impenetrable gloom"

17. (s) made of fabric having considerable thickness; "a heavy coat"

18. (s) of a drinker or drinking; indulging intemperately; "does a lot of hard drinking" "a heavy drinker"

19. (s) used of syllables or musical beats

20. (s) full and loud and deep; "heavy sounds" "a herald chosen for his sonorous voice"

21. (s) of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought; "grave responsibilities" "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis" "a grievous fault" "heavy matters of state" "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"

22. (s) slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of tired troops" "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot" "ponderous prehistoric beasts" "a ponderous yawn"

23. (s) large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work; "a heavy truck" "heavy machinery"

24. (s) dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal; "a heavy pudding"

25. (s) sharply inclined; "a heavy grade"

26. (s) full of; bearing great weight; "trees heavy with fruit" "vines weighed down with grapes"

27. (s) requiring or showing effort; "heavy breathing" "the subject made for labored reading"

28. (s) characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort; "worked their arduous way up the mining valley" "a grueling campaign" "hard labor" "heavy work" "heavy going" "spent many laborious hours on the project" "set a

29. (s) lacking lightness or liveliness; "heavy humor" "a leaden conversation"

30. (s) (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep" "fell into a profound sleep" "a sound sleeper" "deep wakeless sleep"

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