place heavy demands on

Definition of place heavy demands on

: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

place play
  1. : physical environment : space

  2. : a way for admission or transit

  3. : physical surroundings : atmosphere

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

  2. : to present for consideration

  3. : to put in a particular state

heavy play
  1. : having great weight

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

  3. : having or being atoms of greater than normal mass for that element

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

  1. : heavyweight

  2. : a theatrical role of a dignified or somber character

  3. : a character in a story or play who opposes the hero : villain

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

  2. : something claimed as due or owed

  3. : question

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

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

  3. : to call for urgently, imperiously, or insistently


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