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clean' and jerk'



Weight Lifting.
a lift in which a barbell is raised from the floor to shoulder height where it is brought to rest and then, with a lunging movement by the lifter, is thrust overhead so the arms extend straight in the air, being held in this position for a short, specified length of time.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

cleanabilityclean bill of health
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