knee bend

knee bend

noun
a physical exercise in which a person starts from an erect position, moves to a squatting position, and returns to the original position without using the hands to support the body.

Origin:
1940–45

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Main Entry:  knee bend
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an exercise which involves squatting and deeply bending the knees
Example:  Knee bends strengthen the leg muscles.
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