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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.
They performed superbly on the pommel, rings, vault, parallel bars and high bar, but it was on the floor where GB's medal was secured as Whitlock delivered a score of 15.
The USA and Japan were leading the way but a razor-close race for third emerged with Purvis in fine form on the parallel bars as he scored 15.
But after three scintillating routines on the parallel bars, China stormed back into third from nowhere despite Thomas' score of 15.
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Scotland's Commonwealth parallel bars champion competes in the men's all-around qualifying looking to make tomorrow's final.
In the state team meet, she tied for ninth in the all-around, tied for fifth in the parallel bars and placed eighth on the balance beam.
Daniel Purvis, Scotland's Scotland's Commonwealth parallel bars champion, regained his all-around title at the British Championships in Liverpool last night.
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There's only seven wannabe acrobat celebs left in this semi-final heat, and they'll each have to perform two routines - first a floor routine, then the girls take on the beam and the boys attempt the parallel bars.
But I've always been a fan of parallel bars, pretty much since my first pub crawl.