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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 heft /ˈhɛft/
 重量,分量,重要性(vt.)舉起試重量,舉起(vi.)重達

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Heft, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hefted (Heft, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Hefting.]
 1. To heave up; to raise aloft.
    Inflamed with wrath, his raging blade he heft.   --Spenser.
 2. To prove or try the weight of by raising. [Colloq.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Heft n. Same as Haft, n. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Heft, n.
 1. The act or effort of heaving; violent strain or exertion. [Obs.]
 He craks his gorge, his sides,
 With violent hefts.   --Shak.
 2. Weight; ponderousness. [Colloq.]
    A man of his age and heft.   --T. Hughes.
 3. The greater part or bulk of anything; as, the heft of the crop was spoiled. [Colloq. U. S.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Heft n.; G. pl. Hefte .  A number of sheets of paper fastened together, as for a notebook; also, a part of a serial publication.
    The size of =\“hefts will depend on the material requiring attention, and the annual volume is to cost  about 15 marks.\=    --The Nation.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 heft
      n : the property of being large in mass [syn: heftiness, massiveness,
           ponderousness, ponderosity]
      v 1: lift or elevate [syn: heave, heave up, heft up]
      2: test the weight of something by lifting it