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Setting-up exercise


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Setting-up exercise Any one of a series of gymnastic exercises used, as in drilling recruits, for the purpose of giving an erect carriage, supple muscles, and an easy control of the limbs.
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In literature:

He laid out a new fifteen-cent school exercise-book on his wife's collapsible sewing-table, set up for the event in the living-room.
"Babbitt" by Sinclair Lewis
But the setting-up exercises of the monks draw great applause.
"Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians" by Martin Luther
That night, after ten o'clock, Kent went through his setting-up exercises four times.
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
The morning exercise wakes us up and sits us down finally at the breakfast table with a zest for the food set before us.
"Laugh and Live" by Douglas Fairbanks
So it is with our setting-up exercises.
"Keeping Fit All the Way" by Walter Camp
The setting-up exercises are the basis for all other activities and their disciplinary value is almost as great as their physical value.
"Military Instructors Manual" by James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
After the reports the physical drill, or setting-up exercises, is the order.
"Navy Boys Behind the Big Guns" by Halsey Davidson
Even the "setting-up" exercises filled him with joy.
"Captain Jinks, Hero" by Ernest Crosby
He rose and did one or two setting-up exercises to limber his joints.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
Deep breathing through the nose and "setting up" exercises are of incalculable importance in such cases.
"How to Live" by Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
Sidney F. Bennett instituted a series of battalion and regimental setting-up exercises.
"The Delta of the Triple Elevens" by William Elmer Bachman
In military organizations, "setting-up" and other formation exercises are usually a drag and a bore.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
During the setting-up exercises, it is assumed whenever the command attention is given by the instructor.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
Setting-up exercises, roadwork, and what not.
"David and the Phoenix" by Edward Ormondroyd
This is the main reason for the setting-up exercises, or indeed for any sort of exercises.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
That night, after ten o'clock, Kent went through his setting-up exercises four times.
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
A few setting-up exercises each day in the erect position will help greatly to get this result.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
And you get a point for setting-up exercises and for walking a mile each day.
"Highacres" by Jane Abbott
At Huntington, Ind., we again stopped and had setting-up exercises.
"History of Ambulance Company Number 139" by Various
They know navy life will fix that O. K. Just do setting up exercises for a few months and you'll gain a ton!
"Over the Seas for Uncle Sam" by Elaine Sterne

In news:

Germann helped students set up exercises for the Columbia Aeronautics and Space Association's "Event Horizon" event at Hickman High School on Saturday morning.

In science:

Applying our construction of quilted surfaces we show that, up to a sparse set, one can exercise surprising control over the boundary at infinity of a Dirichlet polygon for a quilted surface group.
The geometry at infinity of a hyperbolic Riemann surface of infinite type