top weight


Equestrian sports dictionary . 2013.

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  • top-weight — ● top weight, top weights nom masculin (mot anglais de top, haut, et weight, poids) Cheval qui porte le poids le plus élevé de la course (par opposition au bottom weight). top weight [tɔpwɛjt] n. m. ÉTYM. 1854; mot angl., de 2. top « sommet, haut …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • top weight — loc.s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport nell ippica, il cavallo che, in una corsa a handicap, porta il peso maggiore {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1905. ETIMO: comp. di top più alto, superiore e weight 1peso …   Dizionario italiano

  • top-weight|ed — «TOP WAY tihd», adjective. (of a horse) carrying the heaviest weight as a handicap in a race …   Useful english dictionary

  • top weight — top weight, the horse carrying the heaviest weight in a race …   Useful english dictionary

  • Top-weight — est un terme technique utilisé dans les courses de galop pour indiquer le cheval portant le poids (handicap) le plus lourd. Portail du monde équestre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Top-weight — (engl., spr. weht), das höchste Gewicht, das das am meisten belastete Pferd in einem Handikap zu tragen hat …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • top- — top(o) , tope éléments, du gr. topos, lieu . I. ⇒TOP , élém. de compos. Élém. tiré de l angl. top « haut, sommet »: top man, subst. masc. Homme important, décideur d un groupe industriel, bancaire, etc. C est lui qui choisit les « top men » du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • top-weights — ● top weight, top weights nom masculin (mot anglais de top, haut, et weight, poids) Cheval qui porte le poids le plus élevé de la course (par opposition au bottom weight) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • weight — /weɪt / (say wayt) noun 1. amount of heaviness; amount a thing weighs. 2. the force which gravitation exerts upon a material body, varying with altitude and latitude. It is often taken as a measure of the mass, which does not vary, and is equal… …   Australian English dictionary

  • weight lifting — n. the athletic exercise or competitive sport of lifting barbells: also written weightlifting weight lifter n. weightlifter * * * Sport in which barbells are lifted competitively or as an exercise. The two main events are (1) the snatch, in which …   Universalium

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