Carcass Weight

Business / Agriculture / Carcass Weight: The weight of an animal after slaughter and removal of most internal organs, head, and skin. On average, a beef carcass is about 60% of the weight of the live animal, for hogs it is about 73%.

Other Words for Weight

Weight Verb Synonyms: heaviness, avoirdupois, mass, tonnage, heft
Weight Noun Synonyms: arrange, manipulate, bias, incline, slant, rig

Unsprung Weight

Technology / Motorcycle / Unsprung Weight: The mass of the motorcycle that is not supported by the suspension, such as the wheels, brakes, tires, etc. (Also known as unsprung mass). For comparison, the rest of the motorcycle that is supported MORE


Business / Taxes / Underweighted: When you own less of a security, an asset class, or a subclass than your target asset allocation calls for, you are said to be underweighted in that security, asset class, or subclass. For example, if MORE


Science / Chemistry / Weight: Weight is the force exerted by an object in a gravitational field. The weight of an object (W) arises from its mass (m): W = mg where g is the acceleration due to gravity (about 9.8 m/s2 on Earth). MORE

Weight Block

Entertainment / Bowling / Weight Block: The interior portion of a ball that adds extra weight to it to bring the overall gross weight higher. Knowledge of the location of the weight block is used to create balls with differing positive and MORE

Weight Machines

Health / Fitness / Weight Machines: Stationary equipment mostly found at gyms that are easy to use and help you to safely and quickly advance through a strength-training workout. MORE

Top Weight

Entertainment / Bowling / Top Weight: Drilling of a ball so that there is more weight above the label than there is below; it is considered a positive weight. See bottom weight. MORE