Definitions for "Weight-For-Age"
An indicator of the degree of underweight of a child (see above), defined as his/her weight in relation to the median weight of a reference population of that age.
A practice that allows horses of different age and sex to compete on equal terms. The weight a horse carries is allocated on a set scale according to its sex and age.
a fixed scale of weights to be carried by horses according to age, sex, distance of race and time of year.