Definition of Heavy-duty

1. Adjective. Designed for heavy work. "Heavy-duty gloves"

Similar to: Heavy, Industrial
Antonyms: Light-duty



Definition of Heavy-duty

1. Adjective. Designed to withstand hard usage without breaking. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heavy-duty

heaviest
heavily
heavily traveled
heaviness
heavinesses
heaving
heaving line bend
heaving line bends
heavings
heavisome
heavy
heavy(a)
heavy(p)
heavy-armed
heavy-coated
heavy-duty (current term)
heavy-duty vehicle
heavy-footed
heavy-handed
heavy-handedly
heavy-handedness
heavy-hearted
heavy-laden
heavy-lifting
heavy-set
heavy-tailed
heavy chain
heavy chain disease
heavy cream
heavy drinker

Literary usage of Heavy-duty

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1. Transatlantic Sketches, Comprising Visits to the Most Interesting Scenes in by James Edward Alexander (1833)
"Heavy duty on flour.—Strange conduct of Spanish Officers.—Spanish Troops.—A Sugar Colonel.—Excursion into the interior.—The Monteros Caravans. ..."

2. Wharf Management, Stevedoring and Storage by Roy Samuel MacElwee, Thomas Rothwell Taylor (1921)
"heavy-duty Cranes.—It is obvious that if cranes are designed for operation at low capacity in favor of rapid movement and economy of current consumption, ..."

3. Wharf Management, Stevedoring and Storage by Roy Samuel MacElwee, Thomas Rothwell Taylor (1921)
"heavy-duty Cranes.—It is obvious that if cranes are designed for operation at low capacity in favor of rapid movement and economy of current consumption, ..."

4. Encyclopedic Dictionary of American Reference by John Franklin Jameson, James William Buel (1901)
"a heavy duty was laid on all sugar and molasses imported into the Amercan colonies from the French islands. ..."

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