deadweight

deadweight
Synonyms and related words:
avoirdupois, bale, beef, beefiness, burden, burdening, burthen, cargo, charge, charging, cross, cumber, cumbrance, difficulty, disadvantage, drag, duty, embarrassment, encumbrance, fatness, freight, gravity, gross weight, hamper, handicap, heaviness, heft, heftiness, impediment, impedimenta, imposition, inconvenience, incubus, incumbency, lading, liveweight, load, loading, lumber, millstone, neat weight, net, net weight, onus, oppression, overbalance, overload, overtaxing, overweight, overweighting, pack, penalty, ponderability, ponderosity, ponderousness, poundage, pressure, saddling, superincumbency, surcharge, task, tax, taxing, tonnage, trouble, underweight, weight, weightiness, white elephant

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  • deadweight — dead‧weight [ˈdedweɪt] adjective TRANSPORT deadweight tons or tonnes are a measure of a ship s weight when it is empty: • The maximum size vessel that can use the Panama Canal is a ship of about 65,000 deadweight tons. * * * deadweight UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • Deadweight — may refer to: Deadweight loss, an economics concept Deadweight tonnage, a ship s carrying capacity with crew and supplies Deadweight (song), a song on Beck s 1997 album A Life Less Ordinary Deadweight (American band), a San Francisco alternative… …   Wikipedia

  • deadweight — s.n. Capacitatea maximă de încărcare a unei nave comerciale, reprezentând rezervele de combustibil, de ulei şi de apă, proviziile şi încărcătura utilă (inclusiv echipajul şi pasagerii cu bagajele lor). [pr.: dédueit] – cuv. engl. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Deadweight — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Deadweight es un single de la película A Life Less Ordinary correspondiente al cantante de indie rock Beck Hansen y fue lanzado el 27 de noviembre de 1998 a través de la discográfica Geffen. Lista de canciones… …   Wikipedia Español

  • deadweight — index incumbrance (burden) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Deadweight — es un single de la película A Life Less Ordinary correspondiente al cantante de indie rock Beck Hansen y fue lanzado el 27 de noviembre de 1998 a través de la discográfica Geffen …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • deadweight — 1650s, weight of an inert body, from DEAD (Cf. dead) + WEIGHT (Cf. weight) …   Etymology dictionary

  • deadweight — ► NOUN 1) the weight of an inert person or thing. 2) the total weight of cargo, stores, etc. which a ship can carry …   English terms dictionary

  • Deadweight — Dead|weight 〈[dɛ̣dwɛıt] n. 15; meist Sg.; Schifffahrt〉 maximale Tragfähigkeit eines Schiffes [engl.] * * * Deadweight   [ dɛdweɪt; englisch »totes Gewicht«] das, (s)/ s, Abkürzung dw, die Masse der gesamten Zuladung (Ladefähigkeit, Tragfähigkeit) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • deadweight — The total weight in tons (2240 lb.) that a ship carries on a specified draft including fuel, water in tanks, cargo, stores, passengers, baggage, crew and their effects, but excluding the water in the boilers. It is the difference in weight… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Deadweight loss — created by a binding price ceiling. Producer surplus is necessarily decreased, while consumer surplus may or may not increase; however the decrease in producer surplus must be greater than the increase (if any) in consumer surplus. In economics,… …   Wikipedia

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