barbell barbell  /ˈbɑr ˌbɛl/


  • (n) a bar to which heavy discs are attached at each end; used in weightlifting


  1. I looked at one of the men and raised my arms, miming a barbell ascending skyward.
  2. On first inspection, balancing on Ginger seems only slightly more feasible than balancing on a barbell.
  3. Nigeria's Ruth Ogbeifo drops the barbell and falls backwards during an attempt in the snatch category of the women's 75 kg weightlifting event.



  • "I've done everything I could do. What I have to do [on Saturday] is will myself to lift the barbell ," Hiromi said.
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Hiromi Miyake Source: The Daily Yomiuri

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