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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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The motorbikes were snatched from the limits of SITE, Pirabad and New Town Police Stations.
A press release issued here said that a person Zaheer Khan resident of Batta Khela lodged a complaint with Khar Levis Post Commander that his car No LZP-7242 was snatched on gun point.
The police said Ali Muhammad was on duty at the gate of the school in Aftab Town when the gunmen riding a motorcycle snatched the gun from him and fled.
Near Haveli Khushhal Singh, two dacoits intercepted a motorcyclist, Dodhi, and snatched Rs2,000 and a cell phone from him.
The data showed 21700 motorcycles and 15599 mobile phones were stolen in the metropolis, whereas 1853 motorbikes and 11620 mobile phones were snatched.
According to the victim, Rai Amir son of Sahib Khan, he alongwith his family members were sound asleep in his house when four armed dacoits stormed into the house by scaling our the boundary wall, made all of them hostage at pistol point and snatched away cash of Rs.
The same day a second incident occurred at St Catherine's Close when a 54-year-old woman reported she had her bag snatched.
Housewife Liela Al Norani, who was a victim in a recent incident, said the Sharjah Police arrested the African man who snatched her bag while she was entering her flat in a building at Jamal Abdel Nasser Street.
During the five-year period, according to the CPLC, a total of 219,927 cellphones, or over 35 per cent of the total number in the country, were snatched or stolen in Karachi.
Wonderful wrestling Egypt's wrestler Hassan Ibrahim snatched the gold medal in the men's 60kg, as Qatari Abdel-Rahman Ibrahim secured silver.
The lifter who came in second was yet another Iranian, Sajjad Anoushiravani, who snatched 198 kilos, showing just how far out ahead both Rezazadeh and Salimi are.
THIEVES snatched a woman's handbag as she shopped at a Tyneside supermarket.