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

 weighing
 加權; 稱量; 稱重; 稱重量

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weigh, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Weighed p. pr. & vb. n. Weighing.]
 1. To bear up; to raise; to lift into the air; to swing up; as, to weigh anchor.  Weigh the vessel up.”
 2. To examine by the balance; to ascertain the weight of, that is, the force with which a thing tends to the center of the earth; to determine the heaviness, or quantity of matter of; as, to weigh sugar; to weigh gold.
    Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.   --Dan. v. 27.
 3. To be equivalent to in weight; to counterbalance; to have the heaviness of.  “A body weighing divers ounces.”
 4. To pay, allot, take, or give by weight.
    They weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.   --Zech. xi. 12.
 5. To examine or test as if by the balance; to ponder in the mind; to consider or examine for the purpose of forming an opinion or coming to a conclusion; to estimate deliberately and maturely; to balance.
    A young man not weighed in state affairs.   --Bacon.
 Had no better weighed
 The strength he was to cope with, or his own.   --Milton.
    Regard not who it is which speaketh, but weigh only what is spoken.   --Hooker.
    In nice balance, truth with gold she weighs.   --Pope.
    Without sufficiently weighing his expressions.   --Sir W. Scott.
 6. To consider as worthy of notice; to regard.  [Obs. or Archaic] “I weigh not you.”
    All that she so dear did weigh.   --Spenser.
 To weigh down. (a) To overbalance. (b) To oppress with weight; to overburden; to depress. “To weigh thy spirits down.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weigh·ing, a. & n. from Weigh, v.
 Weighing cage, a cage in which small living animals may be conveniently weighed.
 Weighing house. See Weigh-house.
 Weighing machine, any large machine or apparatus for weighing; especially, platform scales arranged for weighing heavy bodies, as loaded wagons.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 weighing
      n : careful consideration; "a little deliberation would have
          deterred them" [syn: deliberation, advisement]