horizontal bar

horizontal bar
noun
gymnastic apparatus consisting of a bar supported in a horizontal position by uprights at both ends (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑high bar
Hypernyms: ↑gymnastic apparatus, ↑exerciser
Part Meronyms: ↑bar

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noun
1. : a bar fixed in horizontal position for gymnastic exercise
2. : an event in gymnastic competition

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Gymnastics.
1. a bar fixed in a position parallel to the floor or ground, for use in chinning and other exercises.
2. an event in gymnastic competitions, judged on strength and grace while performing specific movements on such a bar. Also called high bar.
[1820-30]

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horizontal bar noun (gymnastics)
A steel bar used for swinging and vaulting exercises
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Main Entry:horizon

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horizontal bar,
an elevated bar for gymnastic exercises such as chinning or swinging.

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