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French press


1( trademark in the UK) A coffee pot containing a plunger made of fine mesh with which the grounds are pushed to the bottom when the coffee is ready to be poured: the coffee here comes in a French press
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  • Tickets cost £1 each and prizes include a coffee grinder, coffee beans, a French press and Starbucks mugs.
  • I feed her, take her outside and make some coffee in the French press.
  • Gradually the French Press (as it is also known in the US) made its way into our houses.
2An exercise designed to strengthen the triceps muscle, performed by lying face up and lifting and lowering a barbell by straightening and bending the arms: only one major muscle is involved in the French press
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  • The rotating french press is a valuable addition to your triceps training routine.
  • Position your arms in the same position as the rotating french press.
  • Going too heavy and not using a slow, controlled movement are two other common errors made when doing the lying french press.

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