tri·​cep | \ ˈtrī-ˌsep How to pronounce tricep (audio) \

Definition of tricep

: triceps And the sad fact is that no amount of tricep dips will do anything to remedy the drooping flesh at the back of the arm when it becomes impervious to exercise.— Jeannine Stein

Examples of tricep in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rutschman woke up the next morning with soreness in his right elbow, which proved to be a right tricep strain that also delayed the start of his season. Nathan Ruiz, Baltimore Sun, 10 June 2022 Top prospect Adley Rutschman reported to Double-A Bowie on Tuesday to continue his progression from a right tricep strain suffered on the cusp of major league spring training. Nathan Ruiz, Baltimore Sun, 3 May 2022 Robinson Chirinos, the Orioles’ likely starting catcher with top prospect Adley Rutschman out for most of camp with a right tricep strain, batted ninth. Nathan Ruiz, Baltimore Sun, 30 Mar. 2022 The morning after Kjerstad injured his hamstring, Rutschman woke up with right elbow soreness that was formally diagnosed as a tricep strain a few days later. Andy Kostka, Baltimore Sun, 23 Mar. 2022 Hyde said catcher Adley Rutschman (right tricep strain) is making good progress and is working out his lower body, but the timeline for baseball’s top prospect’s return to play is unchanged. Nathan Ruiz, Baltimore Sun, 21 Mar. 2022 Top Orioles prospect Adley Rutschman will be shut down for two to three weeks with a tricep strain, potentially answering the biggest question of Orioles’ spring training before exhibitions even begin. Nathan Ruiz,, 16 Mar. 2022 Conversely, cobra pose involves slightly more tricep and bicep activation than upward facing dog. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, 7 Mar. 2022 Reacher arms, Ritchson used high-volume supersets to light up his biceps and triceps, starting with cable tricep pressdowns, supersetted with overhead extensions for 15 to 25 reps. Philip Ellis, Men's Health, 12 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of tricep

1940, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jun 2022

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“Tricep.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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