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weight lifting

noun

Definition of weight lifting

  1. :  the activity of lifting heavy objects (called weights) for exercise or in competition



Word by Word Definitions

weightplay
  1. :  the amount that a thing weighs

    :  the standard or established amount that a thing should weigh

    :  one of the classes into which contestants in a sports event are divided according to body weight

  1. :  to oppress with a burden

    :  to load or make heavy with or as if with a weight

    :  to increase in heaviness by adding an ingredient

liftplay lifting
  1. :  heavens, sky

  1. :  to raise from a lower to a higher position :  elevate

    :  to raise in rank or condition

    :  to raise in rate or amount

  1. :  the amount that may be lifted at one time :  load

    :  the action or an instance of lifting

    :  the action or an instance of rising


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