place heavy demands on

Definition of place heavy demands on

  1. :  to require use of a large amount of (energy, time, resources, etc.) Record high temperatures have placed heavy demands on the nation's energy supplies.

Word by Word Definitions

placeplay
  1. :  physical environment :  space

    :  a way for admission or transit

    :  physical surroundings :  atmosphere

  1. :  to put in or as if in a particular place or position :  set

    :  to present for consideration

    :  to put in a particular state

heavyplay
  1. :  having great weight

    :  characterized by mass or weight

    :  having a high specific gravity :  having great weight in proportion to bulk

  1. :  to a great or overwhelming degree :  with or as if with great weight :  in a heavy manner :  heavily

  1. :  heavyweight

    :  a theatrical role of a dignified or somber character

    :  an actor playing such a role

demandplay demands
  1. :  an act of demanding or asking especially with authority

    :  something claimed as due or owed

    :  question

  1. :  to call for something in an authoritative way :  to make a demand :  ask

    :  to ask or call for with authority :  claim as due or just

    :  to call for urgently, imperiously, or insistently


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