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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A weight division in professional boxing having an upper limit of 112 pounds (50.4 kilograms), between junior flyweight and junior bantamweight.
  • noun A boxer competing in this weight division.
  • noun A similar weight division in other sports, such as weightlifting.
  • noun A contestant in this weight division.
  • noun Something that is particularly small, light, or inconsequential.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun mechanics a weight that moves outward depending on centrifugal force.
  • noun sports a weight division of professional boxing between junior flyweight and junior bantamweight; a boxer in this division
  • noun sports a similar division and contestant in wrestling
  • noun figuratively small, light or unimportant

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun weighs no more than 115 pounds
  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 112 pounds

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