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noun 
  1. An excess of weight.
adjective 
  1. (context, of a person) heavier than what is generally considered healthy for a given body type and height.
  2. ({context, transportation industry, of a vehicle) weighing more than what is allowed for safety or legal commerce
    • 1988, U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment, Gearing Up for Safety: Motor Carrier Safety in a Competitive Environment, ISBN 1428922504, page 38,
    • : All States allow oversized vehicles if a special permit is obtained, although most States will grant permits only for non-divisible loads.
    • 1993, Legacy in the Sand: Chemical Command in Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm, ISBN 0788104756, page 74,
    • : He got as far as the first weigh station, where troopers found his truck to be and threatened to pull him off the road.
    • 1998, Collision of Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Train 102, ISBN 1428996532, page 48,
    • : Postaccident examination of the vehicle indicated, for example, that the driver had not adequately maintained his logbook and that his vehicle had been for travel in Indiana.

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