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cycling shorts meaning

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WCycling shorts
  • Cycling shorts (also known as bike shorts, bicycling shorts, chamois, knicks, or spats) are short, skin-tight legwear designed to improve comfort and efficiency while cycling. They:
  • reduce wind resistance, increasing aerodynamic efficiency;
  • protect the skin against the repetitive friction of the legs against the bicycle seat or frame;
  • provide support to the genitals, analogously to a jock strap;
  • draw sweat away from the skin to prevent chafing and rashes, and to cool the rider down through the process of evaporation;
cycling shorts
cycling shorts

    Definition of cycling shorts in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpluralPREcycl-
    1. A type of short skin-tight shorts designed for comfort and efficiency when cycling.
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    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      Meaning of cycling shorts for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "cycling shorts" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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