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Bench Press

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Noun

1. bench press

a weightlift in which you lie on your back on a bench and press weights upward

2. bench press

a small punch press mounted on a workbench

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Bench Press

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noun
1. 
a weight-training exercise in which a person lies on a bench and pushes a barbell upwards with both hands from chest level until the arms are straight, then lowers it again
verb bench-press
2. (intransitive)
to carry out one or more bench presses
3. (transitive)
to lift (a weight) by performing a bench press
verb (intransitive)
to carry out one or more bench presses

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Bench Press

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a weight-lifting exercise, performed while one is lying on a bench with the feet on the floor, in which a barbell is pushed upward from the chest until the arms are fully extended

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Bench Press

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tr.v. bench-pressed, bench-press·ing, bench-press·es
To lift (barbells, for example) from a horizontal position on a bench.
n.
A lift in weightlifting that is executed from a usually horizontal position on a bench, in which the weight is lifted from the chest to arm's length and then lowered back to the chest.

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