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to move or cause to move with a sudden abrupt motion

to proceed with sudden, abrupt movements

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a sudden motion, such as a pull

an unpleasant, tiresome person

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a dull stupid fatuous person

an abrupt spasmodic movement

(mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration

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meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun

raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms

a sudden abrupt pull

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pull, or move with a sudden movement

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move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions

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make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion

jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched

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throw or toss with a quick motion

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What's more his 233 kilos in the clean & jerk and 417 kilos total both set world records in the 94-kilo division.
Sohrab Moradi cleared a weight of 176kg in the first attempt, followed by 181kg and 185kg in the second and third attempt of the Snatch while failed to clear 220kg weight in the first attempt of the Clean and Jerk but he made it in the second attempt and cleared a good 228kg in the third attempt to score an aggregated total 413kg and took gold medal, followed by Sobirov Farhodbek who in his first attempt of Snatch cleared a weight of 175kg, failed to clear another 180kg in the second attempt and in the third attempt succeeded in clearing 181kg.
The revamped mains menu includes okra and coconut curry, pork fillet wrapped in Cuban-style ham and slow braised jerk rubbed chicken drumsticks and thighs, among other dishes.
Barwick-Plant managed a 22kg snatch and 35kg clean and jerk and a score of 93.
Study of Frequency Characteristics of Vehicle Motions for the Derivation of Inherent Jerk," SAE Int.
In the woman's competition, Russian Olga Zubova won gold medals in the snatch (75 KG), the clean and jerk (75 KG) and the total (75 KG).
Talakhadze ranked third in the clean and jerk and second overall of 454kg.
Recent additions to the menu include malts and shakes, and just this year Alaskan Soda Jerk added scoops, sundaes, and banana splits, all of which are made with Alaska-made ice cream.
Deng then strode out and hoisted a world record 144kg clean and jerk, to equal Lin's total and go into gold medal position by virtue of lower bodyweight.
Following the 7-1 World Cup humiliation by Germany, Wagner Ribeiro branded Scolari: "An old jerk, repulsive and conceited".
Cutters, one pots, and jerk pit BBQ were among the islandinspired treats tempting us.
Washington, Apr 8 ( ANI ): The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reportedly accused Jerk.
They left it entirely up to me, although the guidelines for the series stated each subject had to be a jerk at least 50 years ago,'' Della Valle said of his selections.
The 14-year-old, from Denholme, set new European Under 15 records in both the snatch and clean and JERK as she secured three gold medals in the over 63Kg category at the championships in Klaipeda.