from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun 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.
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- noun weightlifting The act of lifting the
barbellto hang at arm's length, pausing, and thrustingthe barbell over the head to a stationaryposition in one movement.
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- noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
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