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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.
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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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).
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|Noun||1.||gainer - a person who gains weight|
|2.||gainer - a person who gains (gains an advantage or gains profits); "she was clearly the gainer in that exchange"|
|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|
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
gainer[ˈgeɪnər] n (= beneficiary) → gagnant(e) m/fgainful employment [ˌgeɪnfʊlɪmˈplɔɪmənt] n → emploi m rémunéré
to be in gainful employment → avoir un emploi rémunéré
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