tip weight

tip weight
A weight placed on the tip of a helicopter rotor blade for spanwise balance.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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  • tip the scales at 12 stone — tip the scales at 12 stone/200 pounds etc/informal phrase to weigh a particular amount The defending champion tips the scales at 18 stone 6. Thesaurus: weight and describing weighthyponym general words for heavy thingssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • tip the scales at 200 pounds — tip the scales at 12 stone/200 pounds etc/informal phrase to weigh a particular amount The defending champion tips the scales at 18 stone 6. Thesaurus: weight and describing weighthyponym general words for heavy thingssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • tip the scales at something — tip the scales at (something) to be measured as being a particular weight. He s added more muscle to his frame, and now tips the scales at 268 pounds …   New idioms dictionary

  • tip the scales at — (something) to be measured as being a particular weight. He s added more muscle to his frame, and now tips the scales at 268 pounds …   New idioms dictionary

  • tip the scales — phrasal or tip the scale 1. : to register weight on a scale or balance tips the scales at 210 pounds Current Biography 2. : to shift the balance of fortune, influence, or power a blind world in which building and destroying successively …   Useful english dictionary

  • tip-tilt — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to tilt or turn up at the tip usually used in past part. the scales tip tilted with a slight excessive weight J.G.Neihardt the mountain field tip tilted by reason of its steepness Willa Cather his nose was tip tilted… …   Useful english dictionary

  • weight — Synonyms and related words: Indian club, accent, affliction, amperage, armipotence, ascendancy, authoritativeness, authority, balance, ballast, barbell, be heavy, beef, bitter cup, bitter draft, bitter draught, bitter pill, black power, bob, brim …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tip the scales at — I see tip II II have a weight of (a specified amount) this phone tips the scales at only 5 ounces …   Useful english dictionary

  • tip the scales — phrasal 1. to register weight < tips the scales at 285 pounds > 2. to shift the balance of power or influence < tipped the scales in favor of a declaration of war S. F. Bemis > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tip the scale — verb a) To change the fortunes, either positively or negatively. b) To weigh (have a certain weight) …   Wiktionary

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