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treadmill

(formerly) an apparatus used to produce rotation, in which the weight of men or animals climbing steps on or around the periphery of a cylinder or wheel caused it to turn
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We make his kingdom a treadmill to him, and drive him to and fro on the face of it.
Gentlemen of the green-baize road who could discourse from personal experience of foreign galleys and home treadmills; spies of strong governments that eternally quake with weakness and miserable fear, broken traitors, cowards, bullies, gamesters, shufflers, swindlers, and false witnesses; some not unmarked by the branding-iron beneath their dirty braid; all with more cruelty in them than was in Nero, and more crime than is in Newgate.
You might want to hit the treadmill. According to a recent study, a treadmill exercise regime can reduce period pain and improve long-term quality of life.
EAST WENATCHEE -- A modern miracle of physical therapy science has finally reached the Wenatchee Valley in the form of the space-aged "AlterG" Anti-Gravity Treadmill. The proud parents of this $40,000 beauty?
A PARALYSED dog is back on his feet after therapy on an underwater treadmill.
Objective: To evaluate the role of duke treadmill score in assessing the severity of coronary artery disease in patients presenting with angina.
Tribune News Service New Scientist Runners have long debated the difference between training on a treadmill and training on solid ground."Belt turnover" is commonly cited as a factor that helps to move your foot backwards and thereby makes running on a treadmill easier than running on the road.
ULTRA distance runner Sharon Gayter has set yet another world record by running 10 marathons over 10 consecutive days on a treadmill. The Guisborough athlete smashed her latest challenge, setting a new world best time of 43 hours, 51 minutes and 39 seconds at Teesside University.
Exercisers have been seriously injured by falling off the treadmill after losing their