• An [Olympic sport]; a test of how much one can lift in [the Snatch] and the [Clean and Jerk].

    Weightlifting meaning & definition 1 of Weightlifting.

  • Weightlifting in Weightlifting. Competitors aim to lift a weighted bar above the head and hold it under control until signaled by the referee to replace it on the platform. Weightlifting is split into two separate lifts - the snatch, the clean and jerk. Competitors get a maximum of three attempts at each lift.

    Weightlifting meaning & definition 2 of Weightlifting.

  • The sport or activity of lifting barbells or other heavy weights. There are two standard lifts in modern weightlifting: the single-movement lift from floor to extended position (the snatch), and the two-movement lift from floor to shoulder position, and from shoulders to extended position (the clean and jerk).

    Weightlifting meaning & definition 3 of Weightlifting.

  • the activity of lifting heavy objects either as a sport or for exercise:

    Weightlifting meaning & definition 4 of Weightlifting.

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