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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

hor′izon′tal bar′

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.
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Noun1.high bar - gymnastic apparatus consisting of a bar supported in a horizontal position by uprights at both endshigh 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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