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snatch

An Olympic lift in which a barbell’s weight is raised from the floor to locked arms overhead in a single smooth and continuous movement. The snatch has two components: the pull, in which the barbell is pulled as high as the lifter can manage (usually to mid-chest height), which is followed by flipping the barbell overhead into the locked position.

snatch

removal of a newborn animal from the dam before it has an opportunity to suck. The objective is to rear it independently and free of colostrum-borne infection or of colostral antibodies.
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and at last she spread out her hand again, and made another snatch in the air.
The next day he attempted to snatch a lamb from the fold, but he himself fell prey to the huntsmen and hounds.
And there were moments, proud moments, in their lives, when they were clever enough to snatch a small bird at roost off his perch.
HOLMCROFT--I snatch a few moments from my other avocations to thank you for your most interesting and delightful letter.
Her teeth sank into the flesh of his forearm before the ape-man could snatch it away, and she pursued him for a short distance as he retreated incontinently through the trees; but Teeka, carrying her baby, could not overtake him.
Sheeta was afraid to seize the balu, for thus he would give the ape-man an opening for attack; and for the same reason Tarzan hesitated to snatch the panther's prey out of harm's way, for had he stooped to accomplish this, the great beast would have been upon him in an instant.
I would take liberty from any hand as a hungry man would snatch a piece of bread.
Rezazadeh had also previously held the world record in snatch, but that fell to Iranian Behdad Salimi five years ago.
He added that in another operation cops arrested three robbers identified as Ghanam Gul, Haji Gardey and Anwar alias Qari who had snatch 8,000 rupees and bag from a citizen Wajid.
They initially committed to snatch mobile phone and purses from Deputy Head In-charge Mission Embassy of Bosnia, Aneesa Kumar during walk in sector F-7 on May 18, 2015.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The reigning world champion, Iran's Behdad Salimi, proved to have remained the world's most powerful man after setting a new world record in his snatch move and wining the gold medal in the superheavyweight category of the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships in France.
It only takes a second for thieves to snatch items such as a purse and, often, the owner doesn't know it has been taken.