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warm-up

or warm·up (wôrm′ŭp′)
n.
1.
a. The act or procedure of warming up, especially in preparation for an athletic event.
b. A period spent in warming up.
c. warm-ups The exercises or activities used for warming up.
2. warmups Clothing, such as a sweatsuit, designed to be worn before or after participation in an athletic event.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warm-up - exercising in preparation for strenuous activitywarm-up - exercising in preparation for strenuous activity
preparation, readying - the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose; "preparations for the ceremony had begun"
Translations

warm-up

[ˈwɔːmʌp]
A. N
1. (Sport) → precalentamiento m, ejercicios mpl de calentamiento
2. (= preparatory activity) → actividad f preliminar, preparativos mpl
B. CPD warm-up suit N (US) → chandal m

warm-up

n (Sport) → Aufwärmen nt; (Mus) → Einspielen nt; the teams had a warm-up before the gamedie Mannschaften wärmten sich vor dem Spiel auf; the audience was entertained with a warm-up before the TV transmission begandas Publikum wurde vor der Fernsehübertragung in Stimmung gebracht

warm-up

[ˈwɔːmˌʌp] n (Sport) → riscaldamento

warm-up

n. [physical fitness] calentamiento.
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