warm-up

noun
\ ˈwȯrm-ˌəp \
variants: or less commonly warmup

Definition of warm-up 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the act or an instance of warming up also : a preparatory activity or procedure

2 : a suit for exercise or casual wear consisting of a jacket or sweatshirt and pants often used in plural

called also warm-up suit

warm up

verb

Definition of warm up (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to engage in exercise or practice especially before entering a game or contest broadly : to get ready

First Known Use of warm-up

Noun

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1846, in the meaning defined above

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warm-up

noun
\ ˈwȯrm-ˌəp \

Kids Definition of warm-up

: the act or an instance of preparing for a performance or a more strenuous activity

warm-up

noun
\ ˈwȯr-ˌməp \

Medical Definition of warm-up 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: the act or an instance of warming up also : a procedure (as a set of exercises) used in warming up

\ (ˈ)wȯr-ˈməp \

Medical Definition of warm up (Entry 2 of 2)

: to engage in preliminary exercise (as to stretch the muscles) important to warm up properly before running

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