horizontal bar

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horizontal bar

n.
A gymnastics apparatus consisting of a single bar mounted approximately eight feet above the ground and used for swinging maneuvers. Also called high bar.

horizontal bar

n
(Gymnastics) gymnastics a raised bar on which swinging and vaulting exercises are performed. Also called: high bar

hor′izon′tal bar′


n.
1. a bar fixed in a position parallel to the floor or ground, for use in chinning and other exercises.
2. an event in gymnastics, judged on strength and grace while performing on such a bar. Also called high bar.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.horizontal bar - gymnastic apparatus consisting of a bar supported in a horizontal position by uprights at both endshorizontal bar - gymnastic apparatus consisting of a bar supported in a horizontal position by uprights at both ends
bar - a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises
exerciser, gymnastic apparatus - sports equipment used in gymnastic exercises
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