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parallel bars

pl.n.
A piece of gymnastic equipment consisting of two horizontal bars, normally set at the same height, on adjustable supports and used mainly for swinging maneuvers.

parallel bars

pl n
(Gymnastics) gymnastics
a. (functioning as plural) a pair of wooden bars on uprights, sometimes at different heights, for various exercises
b. (functioning as singular) an event in a gymnastic competition in which competitors exercise on such bars

par′allel bars′


n.pl.
a gymnasium apparatus consisting of two horizontal bars on uprights, used for various exercises.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parallel bars - gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprightsparallel bars - gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights
bar - a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises
exerciser, gymnastic apparatus - sports equipment used in gymnastic exercises
uneven bars, uneven parallel bars - a pair of parallel bars set at different heights; used in women's gymnastics
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations

parallel bars

pl (Sport) → Barren m

parallel bars

nplparallele fpl
References in classic literature ?
After walking about the garden, visiting the stable, and even doing some gymnastic exercises together on the parallel bars, Levin returned to the house with his guest, and went with him into the drawing room.
The first day will see holding qualification competitions for men in floor exercises, exercises on parallel bars and on rings.
Hunter, who advanced to state on floor and vault and took 13th on vault in the individual event finals, won floor, vault and parallel bars to lead the Huskies.
425 points respectively, and bronze medallist on Parallel Bars.
Tenders are invited for Supply of machinery and equipment in Physiotherapy Department : Parallel Bars (Pair) Document cost : INR 500 EMD value : INR 5000 Document Purchase Start date : 06 Aug 2017 Document Purchase End date : 31 Aug 2017
Arellano was supposed to compete in the floor, vault, uneven bar and balance beam while Apuyan will be tested in the high bar, parallel bars, vault, ring, floor and pommel horse.
In the near empty subway car I watched a brother dance on the ceiling, spin On the subway pole like a stripper, twirl like an inverted Ballerina on the parallel bars.
Earlier Ukraine's Oleg Verniaiev produced a brilliant routine on the parallel bars to claim gold ahead of American Danell Levya and David Belyavskiy of Russia.
Reigning champion Kohei Uchimura claimed a dramatic Rio gold with a stunning final performance on the parallel bars to overhaul Ukraine's Oleg Verniaiev, who took silver.
Wilson again came up trumps, scoring high on the parallel bars to keep a grip on the bronze spot.
He was also due to compete in the qualification of the men's parallel bars, individual all-round, team all-round, floor exercise, rings and pommel horse.
A FITNESS trail featuring step ups, hurdles and parallel bars is to be installed at the War Memorial Park in Coventry.