Definition of dead lift in English:

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dead lift

noun

Weightlifting
A lift made from a standing position, without the use of a bench or other equipment.
Example sentences
  • Meanwhile, you're going to build strength via squats, dead lifts, stiff-legged dead lifts, and upright rows.
  • Steve, who trains with the University of Bradford's Power and Weight Lifting Club with coach Eddie Bennett, came first in the bench press, two dead lifts and bodyweight categories.
  • Power lifting consists of the squat lift, dead lift, and bench press.

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