- "He leaned back in his chair and let out a heavy sigh"
of comparatively great physical weight or density
- "a heavy load"
- "lead is a heavy metal"
- "heavy mahogony furniture"
- "heavy work"
unusually great in degree or quantity or number
- "heavy taxes"
- "a heavy fine"
- "heavy casualties"
- "heavy losses"
- "heavy rain"
of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment
- "heavy artillery"
- "heavy infantry"
- "a heavy cruiser"
- "heavy guns"
- "heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries"
having or suggesting a viscous consistency
- "heavy cream"
wide from side to side
- "a heavy black mark"
(physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
- "heavy hydrogen"
- "heavy water"
(of an actor or role) being or playing the villain
- "Iago is the heavy role in `Othello'"
made of fabric having considerable thickness
- "a heavy coat"
- "It was a heavy task, but we managed to get it ready in time"
- [ meteorologi ]
large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work
- "a heavy truck"
- "heavy machinery"
- "a heavy grade"