exercising exercising  /ˈɛk sər ˌsaɪ zɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit

Usage(s):

  1. Using $20 stationary exercising bicycles, the director of Peter Bent Brigham Hospital's pulmonary division starts his patients off with three ten-minute stints a day at the pedals.
  2. Within a few months, most of the participants had resorted to exercising as much as they chose to.
  3. Two months after dismissing the Wii's exercising potential, Nintendo spokeswoman Perrin Kaplan now embraces it.

News

  1. Singer Melissa Etheridge to wed after gay marriage ruling

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. rock singer Melissa Etheridge on Wednesday announced plans to marry partner Linda Wallem after the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings paved the way for gay marriage in California, the couple's home state. Etheridge, 52, came out in 1993 and was an early and prominent gay rights advocate in the entertainment industry. "I look forward to exercising my American civil ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Melissa Etheridge to Marry Linda Wallem Following Supreme Court Rulings

    "I look forward to exercising my American civil liberties," the singer says
    on June 26, 2013     Source: People Magazine

  3. Netflix: Reed Hastings is Selling Stock Again

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Of course, this is how technology executives get paid. By exercising stock options. And, as his 10-year employee options begin to vest monthly, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is back to unloading millions of dollars' worth of NFLX stock. This does not come as a surprise. Netflix told us it was coming in its January 23, 2013 letter to shareholders: Starting in July, Reed has ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

Quotes

  1. "My biggest frustration remained the president's unwillingness to wield his veto against out-of-control spending," Greenspan writes. "Not exercising the veto power became a hallmark of the Bush presidency. ...... To my mind, Bush's...
    on Sep 15, 2007 By: Alan Greenspan Source: SunJournal.com (subscription)

  2. "GM will be run by a private board of directors with a track record in American manufacturing," Obama said Monday. "The federal government will refrain from exercising its rights as a shareholder in all but the most fundamental corporate...
    on Jun 1, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: msnbc.com

  3. Hadley said the trip "shows that we are moving into a different relationship ...... with Iraqis rightfully exercising greater sovereignty, we in an increasingly subordinate role."
    on Dec 14, 2008 By: Stephen Hadley Source: Toronto Star

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