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gainer

[gey-ner] /ˈgeɪ nər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that gains.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; gain1 + -er1
Related forms
pregainer, noun
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gainer

/ˈɡeɪnə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that gains
2.
Also called full gainer. a type of dive in which the diver leaves the board facing forward and completes a full backward somersault to enter the water feet first with his back to the diving board Compare half gainer
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