American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A lift in weightlifting in which a weight is raised from the floor to shoulder height, held there briefly, and then pushed overhead in a rapid motion of the arms, typically accompanied by a spring or lunge from the legs.
- n. weightlifting The act of lifting the barbell to hang at arm's length, pausing, and thrusting the barbell over the head to a stationary position in one movement.
- n. a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
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