deadweight

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A useless, usually encumbering factor.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'deadweight':

deadweightThe largest weight of cargo a ship is able to carry; i.e, the weight of a ship when fully loaded minus its weight when empty.
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