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heavy(a) 添加释义



  • n.
    • an actor who plays villainous roles
    • a serious (or tragic) role in a play
  • adj.
    • of comparatively great physical weight or density

      "a heavy load"; " lead is a heavy metal"; " heavy mahogany furniture"

    • unusually great in degree or quantity or number

      "heavy taxes"; " a heavy fine"; " heavy casualties"; " heavy losses"; " heavy rain"; " heavy traffic"

    • of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment

      "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"

    • marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness

      "a heavy heart"; " a heavy schedule"; " heavy news"; " a heavy silence"; " heavy eyelids"

    • usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

      同义词: fleshy overweight

    • (used of soil) compact and fine-grained

      "the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"

      同义词: clayey cloggy

    • darkened by clouds

      "a heavy sky"

      同义词: lowering sullen threatening

    • of great intensity or power or force

      "a heavy blow"; " the fighting was heavy"; " heavy seas"

    • (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight

      "heavy hydrogen"; " heavy water"

    • (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain

      "Iago is the heavy role in `Othello'"

    • permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter

      "heavy fog"

      同义词: dense impenetrable

    • of relatively large extent and density

      "a heavy line"

    • made of fabric having considerable thickness

      "a heavy coat"

    • prodigious

      "heavy investor"

      同义词: big(a)

    • full and loud and deep

      "heavy sounds"

      同义词: sonorous

    • given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors

      同义词: intemperate hard

    • of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

      "heavy matters of state"

      同义词: grave grievous weighty

    • slow and laborious because of weight

      "the heavy tread of tired troops"

      同义词: lumbering ponderous

    • large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work

      "a heavy truck"; " heavy machinery"

    • dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal

      "a heavy pudding"

    • sharply inclined

      "a heavy grade"

    • full of; bearing great weight

      "trees heavy with fruit"

      同义词: weighed down

    • requiring or showing effort

      "heavy breathing"

      同义词: labored laboured

    • characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort

      "heavy work"; " heavy going"

      同义词: arduous backbreaking grueling gruelling hard laborious operose punishing toilsome

    • lacking lightness or liveliness

      "heavy humor"

      同义词: leaden

    • (of sleep) deep and complete

      "a heavy sleep"

      同义词: profound sound wakeless

    • in an advanced stage of pregnancy

      同义词: big(p) enceinte expectant gravid great(p) large(p) with child(p)

  • adv. slowly as if burdened by much weight

    "time hung heavy on their hands"

    同义词: heavily

以上来源于: WordNet


  • There was a heavy (ie severe) frost last night.



  • The horse was pulling a heavy cart (up a steep slope).



  • The iPad was relatively heavy and large (compared to a paperback) in my hands and the swiping and tapping to turn a page soon became tedious.



  • And two, how come someone as inexperienced as Baroness (Catherine) Ashton was chosen, rather than a heavy hitter like Lord (Peter) Mandelson, who was actively campaigning for the post in the last days before the EU summit on November 19th.

    ECONOMIST: European politics

  • They also come in three pairs, one member of each pair being measurably heavy (though lighter than a quark) and one being of minuscule mass.

    ECONOMIST: Particle physics makes sense, but it assumes too much

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