Usage examples for weighted

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. He could hardly drag his weighted limbs along. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. The way up, hitherto the social safety valve, had been closed, and the bar weighted with money bags. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. I can toss a knight and his horse, both, weighted with armour, high into the air. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier