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wait (WAYT) (verb)
1. To stay in a place until an expected event happens, until someone arrives, until it is your turn to do something, etc.: "Please wait here and Robert will be back in five minutes."
2. To serve food or drink as in a restaurant or other eating place: "The waitress will wait on your table in a few minutes."

weight (WAYT) (noun)
1. A measurement that indicates how heavy a person or thing is: "Please write down your weight in kilos and not in pounds."
2. A heavy object that is lifted during exercising: "Karl lifted up a ten pound weight with his index finger!"
3. A difficult responsibility: "Keith had hoped that he could have taken off the weight or burden from his shoulders, but he couldn't."
weight (WAYT) (verb)
To secure something by placing a heavy object on top of it: "Timothy decided to weight the stack of papers down so they wouldn't blow away."

Ron, if you want to determine the weight of your package, you will have to wait until the weighing scale is available.

Weight is what a man always loses when his wife is on a diet.

—Evan Esar
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(Greek: weight, heavy; atmospheric pressure; a combining form meaning "pressure", as in barotaxis, or sometimes "weight", as in baromacrometer)
(Latin: weight, weigh; heavy; to consider, to think about; closely related to this pend-, "hang, weigh, to hand down" unit of words)
(Greek: write, writing, something written, a written record, a recording; letters; words; later, a small weight, a unit of mass in the metric system)
(Latin: light in weight, lightness; to raise, to rise, to lift)
(something that may not be golden, but is worth its weight in gold and which can't be misquoted)
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centum weight; cwt.
Hundred weight.
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Weight Watchers meeting
Prattle of the bulge.
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A measure that indicates how heavy something is.
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absolute weight
The weight (or mass) of a body in a vacuum or the weight of a body considered apart from all modifying influences; such as, the atmosphere.

To determine its absolute weight, a body must be weighed in a vacuum or an allowance must be made for buoyancy (tendency or capacity to remain afloat in a liquid or to rise in air or gas).

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atomic weight
The weight of an atom expressed in atomic mass units (amu).
troy weight
A system of weights used to measure precious metals; such as, gold, silver, platinum, etc.
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wet weight
The weight of an organism, or sample, that still retains its natural internal water content.
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