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Some articles on heavy:

T-35 - Combat History
... The T-35 served with the 5th Separate Heavy Tank Brigade in Moscow, primarily for parade duties, from 1935 until 1940 ... with the option to either convert them to heavy self-propelled artillery, or to assign them to the various military academies ... two other prototypes of multi-turreted heavy tanks had been sent to the front for testing T-100 and SMK ...
Aller - Hydrology - Heavy Metal Pollution
... The pollution of the Aller by heavy metals has resulted from centuries of mining in the Harz mountains ... Harz rivers, such as the Aller tributary of the Oker, picked up heavy metals from the mines and their spoil heaps ... In 1999 investigations were carried out into the heavy metal content of the suspended material in the Aller near Verden ...
509th Heavy Tank Battalion (Germany)
... The 509th Heavy Panzer Battalion (abbreviated s.Pz.Abt. 509) was a German heavy panzer abteilung equipped with Tiger I and later Tiger II Königstiger tanks ... As with other German heavy tank battalions, it was never assigned to a single corps but shuffled around as needed ...
Heavy Cruiser
... The heavy cruiser was a type of cruiser, a naval warship designed for long range and high speed, armed generally with naval guns of roughly 203mm calibre (8 inches in caliber) and ... While the general mission of the heavy cruiser to act as a fast scout for a battle fleet and protect and hunt down commerce was largely unchanged from the days of ... The heavy cruiser can be seen as a lineage of ship design from 1915 until 1945, although the term 'heavy cruiser' only came into formal use in 1930 ...
Heavy - Other
... Heavy (aviation), a term used by pilots and air-traffic controllers A type of strength of Scottish beer A class in Team Fortress, and Team Fortress 2 Heavy infantry Heavy cavalry Heavy ...

More definitions of "heavy":

  • (adj): Full and loud and deep.
    Example: "Heavy sounds"
    Synonyms: sonorous
  • (adv): Slowly as if burdened by much weight.
    Example: "Time hung heavy on their hands"
    Synonyms: heavily
  • (adj): Permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter.
    Example: "Heavy fog"
    Synonyms: dense, impenetrable
  • (adj): Made of fabric having considerable thickness.
    Example: "A heavy coat"
  • (adj): Wide from side to side.
    Example: "A heavy black mark"
    Synonyms: thick
  • (adj): Sharply inclined.
    Example: "A heavy grade"
  • (adj): Of great intensity or power or force.
    Example: "A heavy blow"; "the fighting was heavy"; "heavy seas"
  • (adj): Marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness.
    Example: "A heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids"
  • (adj): Of comparatively great physical weight or density.
    Example: "A heavy load"; "lead is a heavy metal"; "heavy mahogony furniture"
  • (adj): Usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it.
    Synonyms: fleshy, overweight
  • (adj): Of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought.
    Example: "Heavy matters of state"
    Synonyms: grave, grievous, weighty
  • (adj): Of a drinker or drinking; indulging intemperately.
    Example: "A heavy drinker"
    Synonyms: hard
  • (adj): Slow and laborious because of weight.
    Example: "The heavy tread of tired troops"
    Synonyms: lumbering, ponderous
  • (adj): Having or suggesting a viscous consistency.
    Example: "Heavy cream"
  • (adj): Large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work.
    Example: "A heavy truck"; "heavy machinery"
  • (adj): Prodigious.
    Example: "Heavy investor"
    Synonyms: big
  • (adj): Unusually great in degree or quantity or number.
    Example: "Heavy taxes"; "a heavy fine"; "heavy casualties"; "heavy losses"; "heavy rain"; "heavy traffic"
  • (adj): Full of; bearing great weight.
    Example: "Trees heavy with fruit"
    Synonyms: weighed down
  • (adj): Of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment.
    Example: "Heavy artillery"; "heavy infantry"; "a heavy cruiser"; "heavy guns"; "heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries"
  • (adj): (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain.
    Example: "Iago is the heavy role in 'Othello'"
  • (noun): A serious (or tragic) role in a play.
  • (adj): Requiring or showing effort.
    Example: "Heavy breathing"
    Synonyms: labored, laboured
  • (adj): (used of soil) compact and fine-grained.
    Example: "The clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"
    Synonyms: clayey, cloggy
  • (adj): Dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal.
    Example: "A heavy pudding"
  • (adj): Lacking lightness or liveliness.
    Example: "Heavy humor"
    Synonyms: leaden
  • (adj): Used of syllables or musical beats.
    Synonyms: accented, strong
  • (noun): An actor who plays villainous roles.
  • (adj): (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight.
    Example: "Heavy hydrogen"; "heavy water"

Famous quotes containing the word heavy:

    Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!
    Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850)

    Mark the babe
    Not long accustomed to this breathing world;
    One that hath barely learned to shape a smile,
    Though yet irrational of soul, to grasp
    With tiny finger—to let fall a tear;
    And, as the heavy cloud of sleep dissolves,
    To stretch his limbs, bemocking, as might seem,
    The outward functions of intelligent man.
    William Wordsworth (1770–1850)

    she will not say how there
    must be more to living
    than this brief bright bridge
    of the raucous bed or even
    the slow braille touch of him
    like a heavy god grown light....
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)