|1.||an entertainer who performs acts that require skill, agility, and coordination, such as tumbling, swinging from a trapeze, or walking a tightrope|
|2.||a person noted for his frequent and rapid changes of position or allegiances: a political acrobat|
|[C19: via French from Greek akrobatēs acrobat, one who walks on tiptoe, from |
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
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