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squat

Weightlifting an exercise in which a person crouches down and rises up repeatedly while holding a barbell at shoulder height

Squat

To use land or a building without having ownership or permission from the owner; often used as a means of free accommodations in slum areas which are slated for rehabilitation.
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Still he squatted on his heels, rubbing dirt from gold and debating in just what manner he should rise up.
Four weeks later, she successfully squatted with the empty bar.
While recovering from a bout with the flu, Messer, 41, squatted 292.1 pounds at a recent powerlifting meet to break the state record in her age division.
The campaigns were coordinated efforts between security institutions, law enforcement forces, and authorities of the Warraq police division concerned with squatted properties.
These results demonstrated that weight squatted at a higher percentage of 1RM, when combined with resistance bands making up 20%-35% of the resistance, dramatically increase the training effect on peak force and peak power and moderately increase rate of force development.
Please tell me about Umbrella House--when it was squatted, its importance for the anarchist milieu in New York at the time and key people who, in your estimation, made constructive contributions to organizing it.
Daniel Sherman, competing in the 74kg bodyweight class, squatted 210kg, benchpressed 127.5kg (a new competition and pb lift) and deadlifted 210kg.
People who are known to have squatted in the past will not be liable to prosecution.