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push·upor push-up (po͝osh′ŭp′)
An exercise for strengthening arm muscles performed by lying face down with the palms on the floor and pushing the body up and down with the arms.
Being a bra designed to press the breasts upward and toward the center of the chest.
(Gymnastics) US and Canadian 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 (in Britain and certain other countries): press-up
1. an exercise in which a person lies in a prone position with the hands palms down under the shoulders and raises and lowers the body using only the arms.adj.
2. (of a brassiere) having padding in the lower part of the cups so as to raise the breasts and make them seem fuller.
3. (of a sleeve) made to be pushed up the arm so as to create a puffed or creased fullness.