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hand·spring

 (hănd′sprĭng′)
n.
A gymnastic feat in which the body is flipped completely forward or backward from an upright position, landing first on the hands and then on the feet.

handspring

(ˈhændˌsprɪŋ)
n
(Gymnastics) a gymnastic feat in which a person starts from a standing position and leaps forwards or backwards into a handstand and then onto his feet

hand•spring

(ˈhændˌsprɪŋ)

n.
an acrobatic movement in which the upright body wheels forward or backward in a complete circle, landing first on the hands and then on the feet.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.handspring - an acrobatic feat in which a person goes from a standing position to a handstand and back again
acrobatic feat, acrobatic stunt - a stunt performed by an acrobat
Translations

handspring

[ˈhændsprɪŋ] Nvoltereta f sobre las manos, salto m de paloma

handspring

[ˈhændˌsprɪŋ] nsalto sulle mani
References in classic literature ?
The next instant he was out, and "going on" like an Indian; yelling, laughing, chasing boys, jumping over the fence at risk of life and limb, throwing handsprings, standing on his head -- doing all the heroic things he could conceive of, and keeping a furtive eye out, all the while, to see if Becky Thatcher was noticing.
Finally, they all made double somersaults and turned handsprings out of the room.
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This new expansion slot for the Palm line differs in type from that used in its main competitor, the Handspring Visor, which uses a proprietary Springboard slot.
Their company, Handspring Inc has unveiled its Visor range of palmtops that are compatible with the Palm operating system but cheaper and more expandable, claims Handspring.