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dead weight

or dead·weight (dĕd′wāt′)
n.
1. The unrelieved weight of a heavy, motionless mass.
2. An oppressive burden or difficulty.
3. Abbr. DW The fixed weight of a structure or piece of equipment, such as a bridge on its supports. Also called dead load.

deadweight

(ˈdɛdˌweɪt)
adj
(Billiards & Snooker) billiards (of a shot) leaving the other balls in the ideal position
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With up to 185,000 t deadweight capacity on a 14-m draft, the new system will be able to transit ports with limited water depth.
This started a lively debate among economists whether and to what extent in-kind gifts actually entail a deadweight loss.
The Ardmore Endurance, Ardmore Explorer and Ardmore Engineer are 49,500 deadweight tonne Eco-Design IMO 2/3 MR product / chemical tankers build by STX Offshore and Shipbuilding Co.
She said: "The uplift in deadweight prices since early July has been a result of supply not meeting the demand set by some processors, although deadweight prices are still behind levels witnessed in the same period 12 months ago, which reached levels of 380-385p.
An examination of the likely deadweight losses from these policies along with the arguments put forward by their supporters shows that Becker's theory of competition provides a useful framework for understanding why farm subsidies have been so resilient.
The main purpose of this article is to measure the deadweight effect and analyze the internal and external conditions under which subsidised projects would be abandoned without public assistance in case of the Czech and Slovak Republics.
In a regular year, we target these lambs to finish at 18kg to 19kg deadweight and rarely less than an R grade.
It can handle tankers with deadweight up to 150,000 tons and has capacity to ship 15 million tons of oil a year.
The young bull class was won by Chris Jerman, of Glangwden, Trefeglwys, with a 14-month-old Limousin which graded U+2 and had a daily deadweight gain of 0.
The 11,520 deadweight tonnage vessel "Aegean Star," which was sailing from Ghana to Benin was attacked some 20 kilometers off the coast of Benin, the managing company said.
Chart recorders, deadweight testers and analog pressure gauges have been stock tools of the gas pipeline trade for decades.
These additions have increased PNSCs total deadweight capacity (carrying capacity) to 565,319 metric tonnes, the spokesman said.