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Weak

Meanings and phrases

weak

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. wanting in physical strength
  2. overly diluted; thin and insipid; watery; washy
  3. wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; fallible; frail; imperfect
  4. (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress; unaccented; light
  5. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; decrepit; debile; feeble; infirm; rickety; sapless; weakly
  6. deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc; faint
  7. tending downward in price
  8. deficient or lacking in some skill
  9. (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection
  10. not having authority, political strength, or governing power
  11. likely to fail under stress or pressure
  12. deficient in intelligence or mental power

weak force

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (physics) an interaction between elementary particles involving neutrinos or antineutrinos that is responsible for certain kinds of radioactive decay; mediated by intermediate vector bosons; weak interaction
n.
  1. (physics) an interaction between elementary particles involving neutrinos or antineutrinos that is responsible for certain kinds of radioactive decay; mediated by intermediate vector bosons; weak force
E.g.
  • However, the agent may bind to a receptor with a weak interaction .
  • The weak interaction even violates CP symmetry but does conserve CPT.
  • There are three weak gauge bosons: "W", "W", and "Z"; these mediate the weak interaction.

weak part

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a place of especial vulnerability; weak spot; soft spot

weak point

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an attribute that is inadequate or deficient
E.g.
  • The weak point remains and the anodic corrosion is ongoing.
  • Its only weak point proved to be, not unlike Chimera, having a spear flung down its throat.
  • The weak point of a CIT is that it demands that all user interactions be logged into the system.

weak spot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a place of especial vulnerability; weak part; soft spot

too weak

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Richardson and Hood were also too weak to continue.
  • The rest of the group remained, too weak to go any further.
  • My character is too weak and so naive.

very weak

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, it is let down by a very weak narration".
  • Class I is super potent, and class VII is very weak.
  • Compared to amines, amides are very weak bases.

relatively weak

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E.g.
  • However, it was a reactive and relatively weak institution.
  • Like estriol, estetrol is a relatively weak and atypical estrogen.
  • It is a relatively weak estrogen, with much lower activity than estradiol.

weak points

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E.g.
  • True leaks can form at weak points in the spinal meninges.
  • Each technology has strong and weak points and none provide a perfect solution.
  • Aware of its strong and weak points, it works around its resources accordingly.

weak tropical

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E.g.
  • For four days, the storm tracked generally to the west as a weak tropical storm.
  • It moved steadily west-northwestward, passing over Barbados as a weak tropical storm.
  • A fairly weak tropical cyclone, it caused some notable damage in India and Sri Lanka.

so weak

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E.g.
  • Proposed extra dimensions could explain why the gravity force is so weak.
  • The radioactivity of these isotopes are so weak that they pose no danger to life.
  • Ultimately so weak that she was unable to feed or wash herself, she died at Ravensbrück on April 23, 1945.

weak fliers

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E.g.
  • They tend to have short, rounded wings and to be weak fliers.
  • Resplendent quetzals are weak fliers.
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