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A bench is a long seat fit for several persons, with or without back and/or arm rests, for sitting indoor (often in rows) or outdoor (as in a park). Benches have also been used as obstacles in the sport of skateboarding, and have also been used in other extreme sports. [1] Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... Classic garden bench For metonymic and other uses see Bench (metonymy) and Bench A bench is a piece of furniture, which mostly offers several persons seating. ... A skateboarder performing a frontside lipslide Skateboarding is the act of rolling on or performing tricks with a skateboard. ...

Bench may also refer to:

  • Bench (metonymy), certain people in a given (e.g. professional) context, associated with a particular seating, especially in politics and law
  • Bench (weight training), a piece of weight training equipment, often very similar to the above "wide backless chair"
  • A thwart in a boat
  • Bench or bentsching, the Jewish blessing said after a meal
  • Bench language (Bench-non), a Northern Omotic language spoken in Kaffa (southeastern Ethiopia)
  • Workbench, a place of work consisting of a table and perhaps places to keep an arrangement of tools and materials.
  • Bench scale, at a laboratory (small) scale in contrast to commercial scale
  • Bench press, an open-chained form of free-weightlifting
  • In surveying and civil engineering, a landform consisting of a long strip of land at constant height in an otherwise sloped area. If natural it is typically caused by successive depositions and erosions by a river in a floodplain. It may also be part part of an artificial earthworks (c.f. benchmark, q.v. berm)
  • Bench (Judicial) refers to a group of judges hearing a case and juding on the matter.
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench
  • Bench., a UK brand of urban street clothing and accessories. Also a popular brand of clothing in the Philippines where the logo is "Bench/". Nicole Scherzinger of the Pussycat Dolls is a model for the Philippine brand because of her Filipino roots.
  • In baseball, the Bench refers to the players on the 25-man roster that do not start regularly or are not currently playing in any given game.

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Bench - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (342 words)
The Bench language (Bench-non), spoken in southeastern Ethiopia.
In surveying and civil engineering, a bench is a landform consisting of a long strip of land at constant height in an otherwise sloped area.
Bench is also the name of a chain of retail clothing stores in the Philippines.
Bodybuilding Universe - Routines (5890 words)
Bench assistance work will be divided into several basic categories, with a general discussion about the effects of each category of exercises, with extra discussion for specific functions of individual exercises if necessary.
Benching with a cambered bar or a buffalo bar can also work the start of the bench, but once again care must be taken to avoid injury to the shoulders as the acromial process is quite open using these types of bars.
Partial bench exercises can take a wide variety of forms, and will be further subdivided into several categories: initial, or the start of the concentric, lockout, which will be used to refer to any portion of the bench higher than 1Ž2 of the distance to lockout, or specific.
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