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free weight Syllabification: free weight

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of free weight in English:


A weight used in weightlifting that is not attached to an apparatus.
Example sentences
  • Working out with weight machines or free weights increases strength and many common calisthenics that can be done at home are also designed to increase strength.
  • After those nights that your toddler has kept you up, though, you may want to use weight machines instead of free weights and keep your treadmill workout brief.
  • Using machines instead of free weights in the weight room has its advantages.
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