powerlifting


powerlifting
n. weight lifting competition that consists of three lifting events (bench press, squat and deadlift)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Powerlifting — is a strength sport, consisting of three events: the squat, the bench press, and the deadlift. Powerlifting resembles the sport of Weightlifting as both disciplines involve lifting heavy weights in three attempts. Competition A powerlifting… …   Wikipedia

  • powerlifting — [pou′ər lift΄iŋ] n. a type of competitive weight lifting involving the performance of the bench press, dead lift, and squat powerlifter n. * * * pow·er·lift·ing (pouʹər lĭf tĭng) n. A weightlifting competition in which participants compete in the …   Universalium

  • powerlifting — [pou′ər lift΄iŋ] n. a type of competitive weight lifting involving the performance of the bench press, dead lift, and squat powerlifter n …   English World dictionary

  • Powerlifting — Der Kraftdreikampf (oder auch das Powerlifting) ist eine Wettkampfsportart der Schwerathletik. Sie setzt sich zusammen aus den drei Disziplinen Kniebeugen, Bankdrücken und Kreuzheben. Die drei Übungen werden bei Wettkämpfen in der genannten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Powerlifting — Force athlétique La Force Athlétique, ou Powerlifting en anglais, est un sport de force. Elle consiste comme l haltérophilie à lever des barres, mais elle s en distingue par ses mouvements techniquement plus basiques, où les charges sont plus… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • powerlifting — noun A strength sport, consisting of three events: the squat, the bench press, and the deadlift. The maximum weight lifted in each event is totalled for a final score …   Wiktionary

  • powerlifting — noun a form of competitive weightlifting in which contestants attempt three types of lift in a set sequence. Derivatives powerlifter noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • powerlifting — /ˈpaʊəlɪftɪŋ/ (say powuhlifting) noun a competitive weightlifting sport comprising the squat, the bench press, and the dead lift. –powerlifter, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • powerlifting —  n.m. Sport proche de l haltérophilie …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • powerlifting — ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : weight lifting in which lifters compete in the squat, bench press, and dead lift • powerlifter ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary