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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
1820-1830
1820-30
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British Dictionary definitions for horizontal-bar

horizontal bar

noun
1.
(gymnastics) a raised bar on which swinging and vaulting exercises are performed Also called high bar
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