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head·stand

 (hĕd′stănd′)
n.
A position, as in gymnastics or yoga, in which one supports oneself vertically on one's head with the hands braced for support on the floor or on a mat.

headstand

(ˈhɛdˌstænd)
n
(Gymnastics) the act or an instance of balancing on the head, usually with the hands as support

head•stand

(ˈhɛdˌstænd)

n.
an act or instance of supporting the body in a vertical position by balancing on the head, usu. with the aid of the hands.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headstand - an acrobatic feat in which a person balances on the head (usually with the help of the hands)headstand - an acrobatic feat in which a person balances on the head (usually with the help of the hands)
acrobatic feat, acrobatic stunt - a stunt performed by an acrobat
Translations
fejenállás

headstand

[ˈhedstænd] Nposición f de cabeza
to do a headstandhacer el pino

headstand

[ˈhɛdˌstænd] n to do a headstandfare una verticale
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