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backbend

[bak-bend] /ˈbækˌbɛnd/
noun
1.
an acrobatic feat in which one bends backward from a standing position until one's hands touch the floor.
Origin
back1 + bend1
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backbend

/ˈbækˌbɛnd/
noun
1.
a gymnastic exercise in which the trunk is bent backwards until the hands touch the floor
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