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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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As I hastened above to explore the strange shaft I found that the ladder of horizontal bars mounted always as far above me as my eyes could reach, and as I ascended, the light from above grew brighter and brighter.
Tars Tarkas went in advance and as I reached the first of the horizontal bars I drew the ladder up after me and, handing it to him, he carried it a hundred feet further aloft, where he wedged it safely between one of the bars and the side of the shaft.
The Sorceress rode in a beautiful palanquin which was like the body of a coach, having doors and windows with silken curtains; but instead of wheels, which a coach has, the palanquin rested upon two long, horizontal bars, which were borne upon the shoulders of twelve servants.
The sun had already gone below the horizon and the west was flaming gold, touched with some horizontal bars of purple and crimson.
The only consolation afforded me was a choice of patterns: I was at perfect liberty to have my face spanned by three horizontal bars, after the fashion of my serving-man's; or to have as many oblique stripes slanting across it; or if, like a true courtier, I chose to model my style on that of royalty, I might wear a sort of freemason badge upon my countenance in the shape of a mystic triangle.
Bayramov will perform in floor exercises, parallel bars and horizontal bar.
Room one has 8 spinning poles, static vertical bars, an aerial pole, a rope, aerial fabric, a horizontal bar for strength training, an area for yoga, gymnastics or dancing classes.
Facilities include sleeve horizontal bar, horizontal bar, wall bars, climbing ropes, gymnastics rings, multi swing set, volleyball, badminton, handball, football, basketball, slackline.
The 20-year-old grabbed bronze in the men's horizontal bar final less than an hour after 16-year-old Amy Tinkler won bronze in the women's floor.
Uchimura had trailed his 22-year-old rival for the final four of six rotations but pulled out a spectacular horizontal bar routine to seal his seventh Olympic medal over three Olympics.
Raekwon continued his winning streak by adding gold on the Floor, Rings and Vault to his collection, with Korben taking the gold on the Pommel horse and Horizontal Bar.
Wilson won gold on the Horizontal Bar and silver on the Parallel Bars, Thomas silver in the Vault and on the Horizontal bar.

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