weight lifting

noun

Definition of weight lifting

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

Word by Word Definitions

weight play
  1. : the amount that a thing weighs

  2. : the standard or established amount that a thing should weigh

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

  1. : to oppress with a burden

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

  3. : to increase in heaviness by adding an ingredient

lift play lifting
  1. : heavens, sky

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

  2. : to raise in rank or condition

  3. : to raise in rate or amount

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

  2. : the action or an instance of lifting

  3. : the action or an instance of rising


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