"вес пера"
1) Весовая категория профессионального боксера (до 126 фунтов)
2) Весовая категория боксера-любителя (до 125 фунтов в США).

English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2013.

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  • Featherweight — is a weight class division in the sport of boxing and wrestling (Greco Roman). Professional boxingA featherweight boxer weighs in at 9 stones (57 kilos) or under (at 126 pounds or under in the USA). In the early days of the division, this limit… …   Wikipedia

  • featherweight — [feth′ərwāt΄] n. 1. any person or thing of comparatively light weight or small size 2. an unimportant person or thing 3. a boxer between a junior featherweight and a junior lightweight, with a maximum weight of 126 pounds (57.15 kg) 4. the… …   English World dictionary

  • featherweight — also feather weight, the lightest allowable, 1812 (earlier as simply feather, 1760), from FEATHER (Cf. feather) (n.) + WEIGHT (Cf. weight). Originally in horse racing; boxing use dates from 1889 …   Etymology dictionary

  • featherweight — ► NOUN 1) a weight in boxing intermediate between bantamweight and lightweight. 2) a person or thing not worth serious consideration …   English terms dictionary

  • featherweight — /fedh euhr wayt /, n. 1. a boxer or other contestant intermediate in weight between a bantamweight and a lightweight, esp. a professional boxer weighing up to 126 lb. (57 kg). 2. an insignificant person or thing: He thinks he s a major composer,… …   Universalium

  • featherweight — n. weight of a feather; boxer in the featherweight class; ineffective person adj. light like a feather; belonging to the featherweight class (Boxing); ineffective …   English contemporary dictionary

  • featherweight — UK [ˈfeðə(r)ˌweɪt] / US [ˈfeðərˌweɪt] noun [countable] Word forms featherweight : singular featherweight plural featherweights a boxer who weighs between 53.5 and 57 kilograms …   English dictionary

  • featherweight — noun Date: 1812 1. one that is very light in weight; especially a boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 126 pounds for professionals and 125 pounds for amateurs compare bantamweight, lightweight 2. lightweight 2 • featherweight… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • featherweight — [[t]fe̱ðə(r)weɪt[/t]] featherweights N COUNT A featherweight is a professional boxer who weighs between 53.5 and 57 kilograms, which is one of the lowest weight ranges …   English dictionary

  • Featherweight (MMA) — The featherweight division in mixed martial arts generally groups competitors within 136 to 145 lb (61 to 66 kg). The featherweight division is popularly utilized by Pancrase; TKO, a Quebec based promotion; U.S. based King of the Cage, where it… …   Wikipedia

  • featherweight — noun a) A weight division in professional boxing of a maximum of 126 pounds or 57 kilograms. b) A boxer who fights in this division …   Wiktionary

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