medicine ball

medicine ball
noun Date: 1895 a heavy stuffed leather-covered ball used for conditioning exercises

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • medicine ball — ☆ medicine ball n. a large, heavy, leather covered ball, tossed from one person to another for physical exercise …   English World dictionary

  • Medicine ball — For Chinese medicine balls, see Baoding Balls. Exercising with a medicine ball A medicine ball (also known as an exercise ball, a med ball, or a fitness ball) is a weighted ball roughly the diameter of the shoulders (approx. 14 inches).… …   Wikipedia

  • medicine-ball — médecine ball [medsinbol] ou medicine ball [medisinbol] n. m. ÉTYM. 1910, médecine ball; medicine ball, 1921; angl. medicine ball, 1903 « ballon de médecine » (pour exercices). ❖ ♦ Anglic. Ballon lesté qui sert à l entraînement, à la gymnastique… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • medicine ball — noun heavy ball used in physical training • Hypernyms: ↑ball * * * noun, pl ⋯ balls [count] : a heavy leather covered ball that is used for exercises * * * ˈmedicine ball 7 [medicine ball] noun a large heavy ball which is thrown and caught as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Medicine ball — Engins de l athlétisme On appelle engins les objets et matériel, spécifiques ou non, servant à la pratique de l athlétisme. Engins de compétition Disque, voir lancer du disque Marteau, voir lancer du marteau Perche, voir saut à la perche Poids,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • medicine ball — med′icine ball n. spo a solid, heavy, leather covered ball tossed for exercise • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • medicine ball — a large, solid, heavy, leather covered ball, thrown from one person to another for exercise. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • medicine ball — noun a large, heavy solid ball thrown and caught for exercise …   English new terms dictionary

  • medicine ball — /ˈmɛdəsən bɔl/ (say meduhsuhn bawl) noun a large, solid, leather covered ball, thrown from one person to another for exercise …   Australian English dictionary

  • medicine ball — noun A large, heavy sphere of leather or plastic filled with sand and used for athletic training or physical rehabilitation …   Wiktionary

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