warm-up

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

Definition of warm-up

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

First Known Use of warm-up

1915

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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warm up

verb

Definition of warm up

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

First Known Use of warm up

1846

in the meaning defined above

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WARM-UP Defined for Kids

warm-up

noun \ ˈwȯrm-ˌəp \

Definition of warm-up for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

warm-up

noun \ ˈwȯr-ˌməp \

medical Definition of warm-up

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

warm up

intransitive verb \ (ˈ)wȯr-ˈməp \

medical Definition of warm up

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


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