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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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However, in long term the ultimate objective of corporation is to increase and sustain deadweight carrying capacity of over 1.5 million tons by 2025.
The project for the construction and subsequent chartering of a number of product carrier tankers of the new generation with a deadweight of 51 thousand tons, which will use environmentally friendly gas-engine fuel natural gas, will meet international requirements on sulfur oxide, nitrogen and greenhouse gas emissions that will come into effect in 2020.
In long term the ultimate object of corporation is to enhance and maintain deadweight carrying capacity of over 1.5 million tons by 2025, the sources added.
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.
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.
Capesize vessels are large-sized bulk carriers typically above 150,000 deadweight tons (DWT) generally used in transporting iron ore, coal and commodity raw materials.
The vessels are a 3,300 deadweight ton PSV and a 4,000 deadweight ton PSV, both modern, high-spec boats equipped with dynamic positioning level 2.
This ineffectiveness is called "deadweight" effect and we will analyze this effect in the case of the Czech and Slovak Republics.
"Beltex fits my system perfectly; organic lamb must be sold deadweight and as there's usually a bit of a wait to secure a slot at the slaughterhouse, finding a breed that doesn't go stale once it has reached optimum weight is essential," he said.
The breaker needs to be mounted on a conventional excavator of at least 40 tons deadweight. This allows the breaker to be rapidly deployed to various areas of a quarry to carry out a range of breaking work.