horizontal-bar

horizontal bar

noun 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.


Origin:
1820–30

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horizontal bar
 
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gymnastics Also called: high bar a raised bar on which swinging and vaulting exercises are performed

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