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Heavy (Ball): A ball hit with so much topspin that it feels 'heavy' when the opposing player strikes it.
Heavy-Stress Rhyme: Another term for a masculine ending in a rhyme.
Top-Heavy: Investment style that begins with an assessment of the overall economic environment and makes a general asset allocation decision regarding various sectors of the financial markets and vario . . . View Full Definition
Heavy Water: Water that contains 2H, rather than 1H. Heavy water is about 11% denser than ordinary water.
Heavy Planets: A term used to refer to the slower-moving whose influece is considered more serious ('heavier') than the other planets. They are: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto.
Heavy Metal: Rock style that gained popularity in the 1970s, characterized by simple, repetitive ideas and loud, distorted instrumental solos.
Heavy: Another word for fat
Heavy Roast: Also known as French Roast and Spanish Roast. Terms for coffee brought to degrees of roast considerably darker than the American norm: may range in color from dark brown (see Espresso Roast) . . . View Full Definition