acrobatics


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ac·ro·bat·ics

 (ăk′rə-băt′ĭks)
n.
1.
a. (used with a pl. verb) The gymnastic moves of an acrobat.
b. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) The art, skill, or performance of an acrobat.
2. (used with a pl. verb) A display of spectacular virtuosic skill and agility: vocal acrobatics.

acrobatics

(ˌækrəˈbætɪks)
n
1. (functioning as plural) the skills or feats of an acrobat
2. (functioning as singular) the art of an acrobat
3. (functioning as plural) any activity requiring agility and skill: mental acrobatics.

ac•ro•bat•ics

(ˌæk rəˈbæt ɪks)

n.
1. (used with a pl. v.) the feats of an acrobat; gymnastics.
2. (used with a sing. v.) the art or practice of acrobatic feats.
3. (used with a pl. v.) something performed with remarkable agility and ease: verbal acrobatics.
[1880–85]

Acrobatics


the acrobat’s art; hence, other kinds of stunts, as aircraft acrobatics. Also spelled acrobatism.
acrobatics.
one who performs feats that require an unusual sense of balance, as a tightrope walker.
the art of walking a tightrope. — funambulist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acrobatics - the gymnastic moves of an acrobatacrobatics - the gymnastic moves of an acrobat  
gymnastics, gymnastic exercise - a sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility
acrobatic feat, acrobatic stunt - a stunt performed by an acrobat
2.acrobatics - the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraftacrobatics - the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
flying, flight - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
tailspin, spin - rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral

acrobatics

noun gymnastics, balancing, tumbling, tightrope walking Students are trained in clowning, dance and acrobatics.
Translations
akrobacie
akrobatik
akrobatika
fimleikar
akrobacia
akrobasicambazlık

acrobatics

[ˌækrəʊˈbætɪks] NPLacrobacia fsing; (as profession) → acrobacia fsing, acrobatismo msing (Aer) → vuelo msing acrobático
mental/verbal acrobaticsmalabarismos mpl mentales/verbales

acrobatics

[ˌækrəˈbætɪks] npl
(lit)acrobatie f
(fig)acrobatie f
verbal acrobatics → acrobatie verbale

acrobatics

plAkrobatik f; mental acrobatics (fig)Gedankenakrobatik f, → geistige Klimmzüge pl (inf)

acrobatics

[ˌækrəʊˈbætɪks] nplacrobazie fpl

acrobat

(ˈӕkrəbӕt) noun
a person in a circus etc who performs gymnastics.
ˌacroˈbatic adjective
ˌacroˈbatics noun plural
acrobatic performances.
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