free weight

Definitions of free weight
  1. noun
    sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    synonyms: exercising weight, weight
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    types:
    barbell
    a bar to which heavy discs are attached at each end; used in weightlifting
    dumbbell
    an exercising weight; two spheres connected by a short bar that serves as a handle
    type of:
    sports equipment
    equipment needed to participate in a particular sport
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