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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of being large in mass v. - Lift or elevate; Test the weight of something by lifting it.

Usage examples (36)
  • It didn't compare in heft to what a Marine carried on an amphibious landing.
  • The manager continues to see value in heft, although muscle can be accompanied by subtlety.
  • The heft is a result of the four AA batteries, which provide about eight hours of play time.
  • Karl Rove says Sonia Sotomayor lacks intellectual heft, which is sort of like Rod Blagojevich saying she lacks integrity. for more
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