Before moving the point of the boom is lowered to a level position so that the derrick is not top-heavy.
top-heavy was the ship as a dinnerless student with all Aristotle in his head.
The horses started, and the stage rumbled off, swaying this way and that, as if top-heavy.
I must have a coachman with a top-heavy wig, and horses so big that they frighten me.
"And you're getting it so high it's top-heavy," cautioned Mrs. Drelmer.
Bill made a rush for it, but losing a slice of his top-heavy comb, retired.
And there must also be an ocean between northern Europe and northern Asia, else the world would be top-heavy and turn upside down.
But the Hole in the Wall was not only top-heavy, but also most alarmingly lopsided.
I could hardly rid myself of the fear that, being so top-heavy, we would blow over.
The twin craft were top-heavy, and lurched in the grip of the stream.