Usage examples for weighted

  1. He was weighted down by a hazy conception of the position of things, in a manner that came near to destroying the very root of his optimism. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. The method of operating shaft C endways is as follows:- In a horizontal bearing D is a shaft at whose end is a weighted lever L, and on the end of this shaft is a crank pin shown engaging a sleeve E which affords journal bearing to the outer end of shaft C, so that operating the weighted lever L operates E, and therefore shaft C with the spur gear receiving motion from the worm. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. I can toss a knight and his horse, both, weighted with armour, high into the air. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  4. He could hardly drag his weighted limbs along. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  5. The way up, hitherto the social safety valve, had been closed, and the bar weighted with money bags. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  6. He saw his own future as it must now be; weighted with this burden, this secret; if indeed it were still to be a secret; if it were not rather the wiser and the manlier plan to have done with secrecy. – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. Weighted by the heavy log the woman's footsteps had here and there sunk deeply into the soil. – By Veldt and Kopje by William Charles Scully
  8. Would Martin Collingwood have accepted her surrender so joyfully, could he have read that it was weighted with the condition of living with him on an uninhabited island? – The Locusts' Years by Mary Helen Fee
  9. Then I was run in, not for shouting, but because I was with a friend who carried a stick with a lead- weighted knob. – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  10. He sank to the bottom on first breaking through the ice, then reaching upward made two or three powerful efforts to catch the rim of the ice- field and sank again in each endeavor, weighted down with leather and iron. – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  11. We passed through passages that were strangely dark, in a silence that was weighted and mysterious. – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  12. Every effort is being made to recover Mr. Tower's body, which, it is conceivable, may have been weighted and sunk in the river near the spot where the boat was tied. – The Bartlett Mystery by Louis Tracy
  13. She looked about with the old love of the wild stirring dumbly under the greater feeling that weighted her soul with iron and wondered vaguely what had come over the woods and the waters that their familiar faces were changed. – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  14. " But they are being educated," said Ingeborg, her mind weighted with all she herself had learned. – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  15. Burke did this up in one of those paper boxes for wax matches, he explained, and weighted it with a twenty- dollar gold piece. – Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  16. Inza's clothing had clung to her, as she rushed on the deck, showing that her skirts were weighted with water. – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  17. These sticks were placed, as required, on the rollers, at right angles to the stream, the small ends over the water, and the shore ends heavily weighted down. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by George W. Holley
  18. The huge, heavy mantle spread itself out like a dense cloud directly above de Sigognac, and falling over and about him enveloped him from head to foot in its long, clinging folds, held firmly down by the lead with which its edges were weighted- making him a helpless prisoner- depriving him at once of sight and breath, and of the use of his hands and feet. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  19. They had but to let down a basket weighted with a stone and draw it up again to have all the fish they wanted. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. The targets were regular tallow- wax skins, blown up and weighted at one end so that they would float upright. – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper