heavy chain disease n.
Any of several disorders of lymphocytes characterized by the presence of high-molecular-weight polypeptides, especially gamma-globulins, in serum and urine and by symptoms similar to those of malignant lymphoma.
- Heavy click time
noun phrase The moment when television viewers most likely change the channel: They ponder ”pod positioning” and ”heavy click time” (the moments when most viewers reach for their remote controls) (1990s+ Television)
noun 1. thick cream having a high percentage of butterfat.
noun 1. a naval cruiser having 8-inch (20.3-cm) guns as its main armament.
- Heavy date
[hev-ee-doo-tee, -dyoo-] /ˈhɛv iˈdu ti, -ˈdyu-/ adjective 1. providing an unusual amount of power, durability, etc.: heavy-duty machinery; heavy-duty shoes. 2. very important, impressive, or serious: heavy-duty involvement; heavy-duty questions. noun (modifier) 1. made to withstand hard wear, bad weather, etc: heavy-duty uniforms 2. subject to high import or export taxes adj. “durable, strong,” 1914; […]