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gain·er

 (gā′nər)
n.
1. One that gains: a gainer of weight.
2. Sports A dive in which the diver leaves the board facing forward, does a back somersault, and enters the water feet first.

gainer

(ˈɡeɪnə)
n
1. a person or thing that gains
2. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) Also called: full gainer a type of dive in which the diver leaves the board facing forward and completes a full backward somersault to enter the water feet first with the back to the diving board. Compare half gainer

gain•er

(ˈgeɪ nər)

n.
1. a person or thing that gains.
2. a dive in which the diver takes off facing forward and performs a backward rotation, executing either a complete somersault with entry feetfirst into the water (full gainer) or a half-somersault with entry headfirst (half gainer).
[1530–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gainer - a person who gains weight
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.gainer - a person who gains (gains an advantage or gains profits); "she was clearly the gainer in that exchange"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
3.gainer - a dive in which the diver throws the feet forward to complete a full backward somersault and enters the water feet first and facing away from the diving board
dive, diving - a headlong plunge into water
Translations

gainer

[ˈgeɪnəʳ] N to be the gainersalir ganando

gainer

[ˈgeɪnər] n (= beneficiary) → gagnant(e) m/fgainful employment [ˌgeɪnfʊlɪmˈplɔɪmənt] nemploi m rémunéré
to be in gainful employment → avoir un emploi rémunéré

gainer

n I was the gainerich habe dabei profitiert; there were more losers than gainerses gab mehr Verlierer als Gewinner; the biggest gainer was the governmentdie Regierung hat am meisten (davon) profitiert
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This silly sot, my Lord, so please you heare him, Vtters much hope of matter, but small gaine.
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