lift weights


lift weights
lift dumbbells and other exercise weights, participate in weight-training exercises

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • lift weights — to exercise by lifting heavy objects (such as barbells) in order to become stronger He has been lifting weights for exercise. • • • Main Entry: ↑lift …   Useful english dictionary

  • lift —   Hāpai.   Also: hi ilawe, aukū, hulei, wala, pūka ika i;    ♦ lift up, ho oki eki e, ka ika i, pai, hāpai;    ♦ lift off, hu e;    ♦ lift from beneath, hālalo;    ♦ lift again and again, hiuhiu.    ♦ Lift weights, hāpai mea kaumaha, amo.    ♦… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Lift chair — Lift chairs are chairs that feature a powered lifting mechanism that pushes the entire chair up from its base, allowing the user to easily move to a standing position. Overview Lift chairs can be a boon to the elderly, infirm or disabled. Along… …   Wikipedia

  • weight-lift — verb To engage in weightlifting; to lift weights to develop strength …   Wiktionary

  • weight-lift — verb lift weights This guy can press 300 pounds • Syn: ↑weightlift, ↑press • Derivationally related forms: ↑press (for: ↑press), ↑weightlifter ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weightlifting at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's one hand lift — The men s one hand lift, an event similar to the modern snatch, was one of two weightlifting events in the Weightlifting at the 1896 Summer Olympics programme. Lifters received three attempts. Each lifter performed one attempt before any began… …   Wikipedia

  • Human Weights — Men and women who act as gym weights. The Telegraph reported on a somewhat unlikely novelty in gym equipment: Members of Gymbox in Bank, central London, can choose to lift any of five differently sized “human weights.” Wearing Lycra catsuits… …   Dictionary of unconsidered lexicographical trifles

  • weight|lift|ing — weight lifting, or weight|lift|ing «WAYT LIHF tihng», noun. the lifting of barbells, dumbbells, or other weights, as a body building exercise or in sports competition: »Eight or ten years ago, as a result of a program of weight lifting, he put an …   Useful english dictionary

  • weight´-lift´ing — weight lifting, or weight|lift|ing «WAYT LIHF tihng», noun. the lifting of barbells, dumbbells, or other weights, as a body building exercise or in sports competition: »Eight or ten years ago, as a result of a program of weight lifting, he put an …   Useful english dictionary

  • To lift the hand against — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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