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English definition of “treadmill”

treadmill

noun [C] (EXERCISE MACHINE)    /ˈtred.mɪl/
an exercise machine that consists of a moving strip or two step-like parts on which you walk without moving forward Generating and pumping devicesExercising and training
(Definition of treadmill noun (EXERCISE MACHINE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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