Slow; sluggish; inactive; or lifeless, dull, inanimate, stupid; as, a heavy gait, looks, manners, style, and the like; a heavy writer or book.
Strong; violent; forcible; as, a heavy sea, storm, cannonade, and the like.
Having much body or strength; -- said of wines, or other liquors.
wines and liquors that have a pronounced body due to a high content of soluble solids.
Used in wine tasting to imply that the wine is out of balance towards the tannins. This type of wine is more than just "hard" it is tannic to a fault, and may not soften enough with age to be enjoyable.
Not necessarily a complimentary term. Lacking in acidity and poorly balanced.
A wine with too much alcohol and too little acidity for the fruit and sugar levels.
lacking lightness or liveliness; "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation"
A stone delivered with more weight than required to successfully achieve the desired shot. GLOSSARY OF CURLING TERMS
A stone delivered with more momentum/weight than was required.
A stone that is delivered with more than the desired amount of weight or force.
of comparatively great physical weight or density; "a heavy load"; "lead is a heavy metal"; "heavy mahogony furniture"
Heaved or lifted with labor; not light; weighty; ponderous; as, a heavy stone; hence, sometimes, large in extent, quantity, or effects; as, a heavy fall of rain or snow; a heavy failure; heavy business transactions, etc.; often implying strength; as, a heavy barrier; also, difficult to move; as, a heavy draught.
Not easy to bear; burdensome; oppressive; hard to endure or accomplish; hence, grievous, afflictive; as, heavy yokes, expenses, undertakings, trials, news, etc.
Laden with that which is weighty; encumbered; burdened; bowed down, either with an actual burden, or with care, grief, pain, disappointment.
Heavily; -- sometimes used in composition; as, heavy-laden.
Loud; deep; -- said of sound; as, heavy thunder.
Good low-frequency response below about 50 Hz. Suggesting an object of great weight or power, like a diesel locomotive or thunder.
having or suggesting a viscous consistency; "heavy cream"
full and loud and deep; "heavy sounds"; "a herald chosen for his sonorous voice"
'Heavy' is not an acronym as such, but is used reguarly in radio transmissions to air traffic control merely to indicate that a commercial flight is being operated by a large or widebodied aircraft such as the Boeing 747, McDonnell Douglas DC-10, MD-11 etc.
Appended to an aircraft callsign when the gross weight of the aircraft exceeds 30,000 pounds. Jumbo jets like the DC-10 and Boeing 747 rate a "heavy" designation even when empty. This term alerts controllers to ensure adequate spacing behind the aircraft to avoid accidents caused by wake turbulence.
A trigger that requires a lot of pressure to be pulled past the break. It is a subjective term which depends upon the gun type. Speaking very generally, in a defensive handgun anything under around 5 pounds is light, and anything over around 8 pounds is heavy. Rifles usually have considerably lighter triggers than handguns, and even a heavy rifle trigger is often lighter than a light handgun trigger.
An aircraft with a AUW above 300,000 pounds.
With child; pregnant.
prodigious; "big spender"; "big eater"; "heavy investor"
in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"
Heavy has a couple of meanings. When used as in 'Heavy Waves' it means big, gnarly, kick ass waves. Teahupoo, Mavericks and Pipeline are three waves that would have to be described as heavy with a capital H. The same term can be used to describe the locals at a spot (for the same kick ass reason!).
an actor who plays villainous roles
a serious (or tragic) role in a play
(of an actor or role) being or playing the villain; "Iago is the heavy role in `Othello'"
The villain or villainess of a picture.
of great intensity or power or force; "a heavy blow"; "the fighting was heavy"; "heavy seas"
An odor which can be forceful, intense.
In reference to combat, or fighting, it means that the combat is conducted in full armor, using rattan weaponry, and fought full speed, full force.
An intense amount of aroma and flavour in the whisky. May or may not be desirable.
Dark with clouds, or ready to rain; gloomy; -- said of the sky.
unusually great in degree or quantity or number; "heavy taxes"; "a heavy fine"; "heavy casualties"; "heavy losses"; "heavy rain"; "heavy traffic"
darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
Impeding motion; cloggy; clayey; -- said of earth; as, a heavy road, soil, and the like.
Not agreeable to, or suitable for, the stomach; not easily digested; -- said of food.
(used of soil) compact and fine-grained; "the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"
adj.: Seduced by the chocolate side of the force.
adj. Having very complex rules and/or complex strategies that require deep thought, careful planning, and long playing times.
(adj) hev-ey 1) Word often misconceived as "New Metallica." 2) That which jams to an extreme level. synonyms: Crowbar, Chimaira, Living Sacrifice, Hatebreed, Nothingface. antonyms: Hot Action Cop, Saliva, Nickelback, 80s music.
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"
requiring or showing effort; "heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading"
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 punishing pace"
Fragrances in which the least-volatile ingredients such as mosses and animal notes dominate are called heavy perfumes. Since these ingredients are part of the top note, a heavy perfume can be identified as such at first impact. Heavy substances are used predominantly in chypre notes.
Used in the context of general equities. Presently dominated by sellers, or over-supply, in the market or security resulting in falling prices. See: overbought, resistance level, tired
An equities market now dominated by sellers, or oversupply, resulting in falling prices. See: Overbought, resistance level, tired.