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anchor a heavy object that is dropped from a boat or ship by a cable to keep the vessel from moving. [1/4 definitions]
anvil a heavy metal block with a flat top on which heated metal objects are hammered into shapes.
arroyo a steep ditch carved in a plain or desert by the force of running water. Arroyos are usually dry except after a heavy rainfall.
artillery large weapons used in land battles, such as cannons or rockets. Artillery is too heavy for a person to carry and is sometimes mounted on wheels. [1/2 definitions]
ballast heavy material placed in a boat or ship to make it more stable. [2 definitions]
basalt a dark, heavy rock that is created by lava flowing from volcanoes.
battering ram a heavy beam once used in war to break through doors, walls, or gates.
battleship a large military ship that has heavy armor and large guns.
belt a continuous band of heavy, flexible material used to drive a machine or carry materials. [1/3 definitions]
blizzard a heavy snowstorm that lasts for a long time.
blockhouse a fort or building with openings for weapons to fire through, formerly built of heavy wood boards. [1/2 definitions]
bold set in heavy type that stands out. [1/5 definitions]
boom2 the long, heavy arm on some kinds of crane that is used for lifting and moving heavy loads. [1/2 definitions]
bowling a game in which a heavy ball is rolled along a wooden alley toward wooden pins that stand at the far end.
breaker1 a heavy ocean wave that breaks into foam on the shore or at sea.
brontosaur a huge dinosaur that only ate plants. Brontosaurs had heavy bodies and very long necks and tails. They lived over 100 million years ago. Brontosaurs are now called apatosaurs by scientists who study dinosaurs.
bumper the heavy bar on the front and back of cars and trucks that protects the vehicle from damage if it hits something. [1/2 definitions]
burden1 to place a burden on; give a heavy load to. [1/2 definitions]
cannon a large gun that is set on wheels or some other base. Cannons fire heavy shells.
canvas heavy, strong cloth made of cotton, linen, or hemp. [1/2 definitions]
carpet a heavy fabric covering for floors. [1/3 definitions]