live weight

The weight of a living animal, used for example as a pricing basis in selling cattle for meat.

The alternative for live weight pricing is dressed weight or carcass weight pricing.


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  • live weight — n. weight of a live animal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • live weight — the weight of a complete fish …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • live weight — /laɪv ˈweɪt/ (say luyv wayt) noun the weight of an animal while living …   Australian English dictionary

  • live-weight — adjective noun …   Wiktionary

  • live — live1 /liv/, v., lived /livd/, living. v.i. 1. to have life, as an organism; be alive; be capable of vital functions: all things that live. 2. to continue to have life; remain alive: to live to a ripe old age. 3. to continue in existence,… …   Universalium

  • live — I [[t]lɪv[/t]] v. lived(livd), liv•ing. 1) bio to be alive 2) to continue to have life; remain alive: to live to a ripe old age[/ex] 3) to continue in existence, operation, memory, etc.; last: a book that lives in my memory[/ex] 4) to maintain or …   From formal English to slang

  • live load — n. Engineering any load not constant in its application, as moving traffic, which a bridge or other structure carries in addition to its own weight: opposed to DEAD LOAD …   English World dictionary

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  • live load — noun a variable load on a structure (e.g. a bridge) such as moving traffic • Syn: ↑superload • Hypernyms: ↑load, ↑loading, ↑burden * * * noun 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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