military press

noun

Examples of military press in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But as the Russian military presses on with attacks in the east, its air force has taken on a greater role. Constant Méheut, New York Times, 5 Mar. 2024 This effort is largely handled by military press officers, uniformed personnel responsible for fielding requests for information and access, and for escorting reporters to visit units and interview soldiers. Mary Ilyushina, Washington Post, 7 Oct. 2023 Samuel prefers the half-kneeling single-arm shoulder press, but other overhead variations (like the dumbbell military press) will do. Brett Williams, Men's Health, 31 July 2023 Police and military press-gangs in recent days have snatched men off the streets and outside Metro stations. Natalia Abbakumova, Washington Post, 16 Oct. 2022 Their daily updates that highlight real setbacks are atypically honest by the standards of military press offices, a tactic perhaps intended to add a sense of urgency to their daily calls for heavy Western weaponry. New York Times, 9 June 2022 His visits to bases were touted in military press releases. Brian Slodysko, ajc, 21 May 2022 The video shows Dan ripping off a series of military presses with a large bag of kitty litter. Scott Ostler, SFChronicle.com, 15 Apr. 2020 But doing things like bench press, incline press, military press, or pull-ups with poor technique and/or too much weight can place tremendous strain on the ligaments and muscles that keep the shoulder in place. Jay Willis, GQ, 23 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of military press was in 1912

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“Military press.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/military%20press. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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