Associations to the word «Bench»

Pictures for the word «Bench»

Wiktionary

BENCH, noun. A long seat, for example, in the park.
BENCH, noun. (legal) The people who decide on the verdict; the judiciary.
BENCH, noun. (legal) (figuratively) The place where the judges sit.
BENCH, noun. (sports) The place where players (substitutes) and coaches sit when not playing.
BENCH, noun. (sports) (figuratively) The number of players on a team able to participate, expressed in terms of length.
BENCH, noun. A place where assembly or hand work is performed; a workbench.
BENCH, noun. (weightlifting) A horizontal padded surface, usually with a weight rack, used for support during exercise.
BENCH, noun. (surveying) A bracket used to mount land surveying equipment onto a stone or a wall.
BENCH, noun. A flat ledge in the slope of an earthwork, work of masonry, or similar.
BENCH, noun. (geology) A thin strip of relatively flat land bounded by steeper slopes above and below.
BENCH, noun. (UK) (Australia) (NZ) A kitchen surface on which to prepare food, a counter.
BENCH, noun. (UK) (Australia) (NZ) A bathroom surface which holds the washbasin, a vanity.
BENCH, noun. A collection or group of dogs exhibited to the public, traditionally on benches or raised platforms.
BENCH, verb. (transitive) (sports) To remove a player from play.
BENCH, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To remove someone from a position of responsibility temporarily.
BENCH, verb. (slang) To push the victim back on the person behind them who is on their hands and knees, causing them to fall over.
BENCH, verb. (transitive) To furnish with benches.
BENCH, verb. (transitive) To place on a bench or seat of honour.
BENCH, verb. (transitive and intransitive) (colloquial) To lift by bench pressing
BENCH, noun. (weightlifting) The weight one is able to bench press, especially the maximum weight capable of being pressed.
BENCH, verb. Alternative spelling of bentsh
BENCH DOG, noun. A peg placed in a hole in a workbench to clamp a workpiece in place
BENCH DOGS, noun. Plural of bench dog
BENCH GRINDER, noun. A grinder, typically with a pair of grinding wheels (one at each end of the motor shaft) that is designed to be permanently mounted on a workbench.
BENCH GRINDERS, noun. Plural of bench grinder
BENCH HOOK, noun. A device used on a woodworking bench to hold a workpiece in place
BENCH HOOKS, noun. Plural of bench hook
BENCH JOCKEY, noun. (US) (idiomatic) (slang) (baseball) A player, coach or manager who verbally annoys and distracts opposition players and umpires from his team's dugout bench.
BENCH JOCKEYS, noun. Plural of bench jockey
BENCH MEMO, noun. (legal) A legal research memorandum drafted by a law clerk to assist a judge in deciding a case.
BENCH MEMOS, noun. Plural of bench memo
BENCH PRESS, noun. (weightlifting) An exercise preformed by pressing the weight of a barbell away from one's body while lying on a bench.
BENCH PRESS, verb. (weightlifting) To press the weight of a barbell away from one's body while lying on a bench.
BENCH PRESSED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of bench press
BENCH PRESSES, noun. Plural of bench press
BENCH PRESSING, verb. Present participle of bench press
BENCH SHOW, noun. An exhibition of dogs.
BENCH STRENGTH, noun. (sports) The quality and number of players available to substitute during a game.
BENCH STRENGTH, noun. (business) The competence and number of employees ready to fill vacant leadership and other positions: building an organization's bench strength through management training.
BENCH TABLE, noun. (architecture) A projecting course at the base of a building, or round a pillar, sufficient to form a seat.
BENCH TRIAL, noun. (legal) A trial by judge as opposed to a trial by jury.
BENCH TRIALS, noun. Plural of bench trial
BENCH WARMER, noun. Alternative spelling of bench-warmer
BENCH WARMERS, noun. Plural of bench warmer (alternative spelling of bench-warmers).
BENCH WARRANT, noun. An arrest warrant issued by a court against a person guilty of some contempt or indicted for some crime, authorizing his or her arrest on sight.
BENCH WARRANTS, noun. Plural of bench warrant

Dictionary definition

BENCH, noun. A long seat for more than one person.
BENCH, noun. A level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below).
BENCH, noun. Persons who administer justice.
BENCH, noun. A strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic.
BENCH, noun. The magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively.
BENCH, noun. The reserve players on a team; "our team has a strong bench".
BENCH, noun. (law) the seat for judges in a courtroom.
BENCH, verb. Take out of a game; of players.
BENCH, verb. Exhibit on a bench; "bench the poodles at the dog show".

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