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press-up

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(Gymnastics) an exercise in which the body is alternately raised from and lowered to the floor by the arms only, the trunk being kept straight with the toes and hands resting on the floor. Also called (US and Canadian): push-up

press-up

push-up
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.press-up - an arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the armspress-up - an arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the arms
arm exercise - exercise designed to strengthen the arm muscles
widegrip pushup - a pushup with the arms widely separated
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press-up

[ˈpresʌp] N (Brit) → flexión f

press-up

[ˈprɛsˌʌp] n (Brit) → flessione f sulle braccia

press-up

تـَمْرِينُ الضَّغْط klik armbøjning Liegestütz κάμψη και τάση των αγκώνων flexión punnerrus pompe sklek flessione 腕立て伏せ 팔굽혀펴기 opdrukoefening armheving pompka flexão de braço отжимание на руках armhävning การวิดพื้น şınav çekmek chống đẩy 俯卧撑
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