weight lifter


weight lifter
noun
: one that competes in or exercises by means of weight lifting

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weight lifter,
a person who lifts barbells, dumbbells, or other weights as a body-building exercise or in sports competition: »

Weight lifters and other athletes are prime candidates for back trouble (Harper's).

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weight lifter noun, pl ⋯ -ers [count]

He had the physique of a weight lifter.

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  • weight-lifter — štangininkas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Štangos kilnojimo rungties sportininkas; štangos kilnotojas. atitikmenys: angl. weight lifter vok. Gewichtheber, m rus. штангист …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • weight-lifter — sunkiaatletis statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Sunkiosios atletikos sportininkas, nuolat dalyvaujantis varžybose. atitikmenys: angl. weight lifter vok. Schwerathlet, m rus. тяжелоатлет …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • weight lifter — noun Date: 1897 one who lifts barbells in competition or as an exercise • weight lifting noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weight lifter — n. person who lifts heavy weights as exercise or in an athletic competition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • weight-lifter's belt — sunkiaatlečio diržas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Sunkiaatlečio aprangos dalis – tvirtas, ne platesnis kaip 10 cm daugiasluoksnis odinis diržas juosmeniui sutvirtinti. Sunkiaatlečio diržas padeda išvengti nugaros raumenų… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • weight-lifter's girdle — sunkiaatlečio diržas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Sunkiaatlečio aprangos dalis – tvirtas, ne platesnis kaip 10 cm daugiasluoksnis odinis diržas juosmeniui sutvirtinti. Sunkiaatlečio diržas padeda išvengti nugaros raumenų… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • weight lifting — n. the athletic exercise or competitive sport of lifting barbells: also written weightlifting weight lifter n. weightlifter * * * Sport in which barbells are lifted competitively or as an exercise. The two main events are (1) the snatch, in which …   Universalium

  • weight lifting — n. the athletic exercise or competitive sport of lifting barbells: also written weightlifting weight lifter n. weightlifter …   English World dictionary

  • weight lifting — noun : a sport in which barbells are lifted competitively or as an exercise compare clean and jerk, press 9a, snatch * * * weight lifting, or weight|lift|ing «WAYT LIHF tihng», noun. the lifting of barbells, dumbbells, or other weights, as a body …   Useful english dictionary

  • weight lifting — noun see weight lifter …   New Collegiate Dictionary