Definition of Free weight
1. Noun. Sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms.
Specialized synonyms: Barbell, Dumbbell
Generic synonyms: Sports Equipment
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Literary usage of Free weight
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1. The Navy Seal Physical Fitness Guide edited by Patricia A. Deuster (1997)
"free weight and Exercise Machine Comparison Issue free weights User Friendliness Skill Type of Movement Variety in Workout Application Usually available; ..."
2. Railroad Traffic and Rates by Emory Richard Johnson, Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1911)
"On a first-class ticket in Great Britain a large free weight is permitted, ... On lower- class tickets the free weight permitted is usually less. ..."
3. Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences by Galileo Galilei (1914)
"... in air to that in water, we may, without appreciable error, assume that air does not, to any considerable extent, diminish the free weight [assoluta ..."
4. Practical Treatise on the Construction of Iron Highway Bridges: For the Use by Alfred Pancoast Boller (1890)
"... the other free ; weight at free end 1944 Ibs. One end fixed, the other free; weight distributed 3888 Ibs. Both ends supported ; weight concentrated at ..."
5. Engineering Reminiscences Contributed to "Power" and "American Machinist" by Charles Talbot Porter (1908)
"Then, by a continuance of the same pull, the crank puts the cross-head and this free weight in motion in the reverse direction. ..."
6. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1909)
"The swinging motion originates, and is wholly attributable to, the "free weight," not yet compensated. For perfect balance, the stopping positions of the ..."