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Weight is a measurement of the gravitational force acting on an object. In non-scientific contexts it may refer to an object's mass (quantity of matter). Figuratively, it refers to the seriousness or depth of an idea or thought, or the danger and urgency of a situation.

Weight may also refer to:





Science and technologyEdit


  • Weight, an object of known mass used in weight training
  • Weight, the object thrown in a weight throw
  • Draw weight of a bow
  • Weight class, a competition division used to match competitors against others of their own size

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