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  • weighting — weight‧ing [ˈweɪtɪŋ] noun [singular, uncountable] 1. HUMAN RESOURCES additional money paid to someone because of the higher costs of living in a particular area; = COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCE: • The salary is £35,000 a year, including a London… …   Financial and business terms

  • weighting factor — ➔ factor1 * * * weighting factor UK US noun [C] MEASURES ► WEIGHTING(Cf. ↑weighting) → Compare ADJUSTMENT FACTOR(Cf. ↑ …   Financial and business terms

  • Weighting Cotton Fabric — Weight is added in the process of finishing cotton cloth to make the fabric appear thicker and of better quality than it really is. The chief weighting agents are China clay, Epsom salts, sodium sulphate, barium sulphate, and calcium sulphate.… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Weighting Cotton Yarn — Some types of fabrics sold in the loom state have loading substances added during the sizing process up to 200 per cent or more of adulterous weighting. The substances used include China clay, Epsom salts, sodium sulphate, barium sulphate, and… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Weighting Silk Fabrics — A process of adding adulterous weight to silk fabrics by steeping the material in a fairly concentrated aqueous solution of stannic chloride which the silk absorbs very readily. After a rinsing in water the silk is treated in a dilute solution of …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Weighting — The practice of adding weight to yarn and cloth by loading it with adulterous chemical and other substances …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • weighting — ► NOUN 1) allowance or adjustment made to take account of special circumstances or compensate for a distorting factor. 2) Brit. additional wages or salary paid to allow for a higher cost of living in a particular area …   English terms dictionary

  • Weighting filter — A weighting filter is used to emphasise or suppress some aspects of a phenomenon compared to others, for measurement or other purposes. Contents 1 Audio application …   Wikipedia

  • Weighting — The process of weighting involves emphasising some aspects of a phenomenon, or of a set of data giving them more weight in the final effect or result. It is analogous to the practice of adding extra weight to one side of a pair of scales to… …   Wikipedia

  • Weighting curve — A Weighting curve is a graph of a set of factors, that are used to weight measured values of a variable according to their importance in relation to some outcome. The most commonly known example is frequency weighting in sound level measurement… …   Wikipedia

  • weighting — [[t]we͟ɪtɪŋ[/t]] weightings 1) N COUNT A weighting is a value which is given to something according to how important or significant it is. Each country s currency is given a weighting in the ECU. 2) N COUNT: usu sing A weighting is an advantage… …   English dictionary

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