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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEAVY-DUTY

He ran some heavy-duty motors off it and a few other things like that.

The elder Dr. Arcot glanced in surprise at the heavy-duty ammeter in a control panel.

A heavy-duty drilling machine performs this work, then the block goes to the lathe for further operations.

The guard was a big man, with a heavy-duty stunner resting in the crook of his elbow.

He stepped back and to one side and reached for his heavy-duty pencil—the dog gave a low growl of warning and crouched for a leap.

The soft breathing of the heavy-duty motor became more pronounced, more labored.

He turned away and pulled three heavy-duty paralo-ray pistols out of the cabinet.

I'd say at least three heavy-duty paralo-ray pistols for side arms, and three shock rifles.

With the quiver of heavy-duty arrows slung across his shoulder he was ready to go, following Sssuri inland.

In the darkest hour before dawn, the heavy-duty eye dropped the crate outside the temple and darted away without being seen.

WORD ORIGIN

"durable, strong," 1914; see heavy + duty.

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