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    heavy in places

    The book is heavy in places and poorly indexed.
    What does "heavy in places" mean?

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    Re: heavy in places

    It comes from the phrase "heavy reading". If we refer to a passage as "heavy reading", this usually means that it requires a lot of concentration or that the passage contains a lot of detail.

    I found "Ivanhoe", by Sir Walter Scott, heavy reading.

    (This is my interpretation. Someone else might be able to provide a better or an alternative explanation.)

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    Re: heavy in places

    That's what it means to me, too, Koronas.

    Rover

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