heft - definition and synonyms

noun [singular] 

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/heft /
  1. 1
    the weight of something or someone

    I prefer a 10 inch pan with a little heft to it – not one of those flimsy cheapo jobs.

  2. 2
    power or strength

    When you combine these skills with his considerable intellectual heft and business knowledge, it makes for one great package.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary by: pedram from Islamic Republic of Iran on 18/06/2011