heavy machinery

/ˌhevi mə'ʃi:nəri/ noun
large machines

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  • heavy — heav|y1 W1S1 [ˈhevi] adj comparative heavier superlative heaviest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(weight)¦ 2¦(amount/degree/severity)¦ 3¦(needing physical effort)¦ 4¦(needing mental effort)¦ 5 heavy going 6 be heavy on something 7 heavy with something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heavy — heav|y1 [ hevi ] adjective *** ▸ 1 with a lot of weight ▸ 2 many things ▸ 3 with physical effort ▸ 4 showing anger ▸ 5 smell: sweet & strong ▸ 6 not attractive ▸ 7 with a lot of force etc. ▸ 8 uncomfortable or tired ▸ 9 very severe ▸ 10… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • heavy — I UK [ˈhevɪ] / US adjective Word forms heavy : adjective heavy comparative heavier superlative heaviest *** 1) a heavy object weighs a lot She was struggling with a heavy suitcase. Careful – that box is pretty heavy. You should soon be able to… …   English dictionary

  • machinery — ma|chin|e|ry S3 [məˈʃi:nəri] n [U] 1.) machines, especially large ones agricultural/industrial/factory etc machinery ▪ The use of heavy machinery has damaged the site. ▪ an expensive piece of machinery 2.) a system or set of processes for doing… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heavy*/*/*/ — [ˈhevi] adj 1) a heavy object weighs a lot Ant: light She was struggling with a heavy suitcase.[/ex] He was too heavy for the nurses to lift.[/ex] 2) used for saying that there is a lot of something, or that something is done a lot Traffic is… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • heavy industry — ➔ industry * * * heavy industry UK US noun [C or U] PRODUCTION ► industry that manufactures large pieces of equipment or machinery, or that use large pieces of equipment or machinery to manufacture products: »Glasgow used to be a centre for… …   Financial and business terms

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