parallel bars


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parallel bars

pl.n.
A piece of gymnastic equipment consisting of two horizontal bars, normally set at the same height, on adjustable supports and used mainly for swinging maneuvers.

parallel bars

pl n
(Gymnastics) gymnastics
a. (functioning as plural) a pair of wooden bars on uprights, sometimes at different heights, for various exercises
b. (functioning as singular) an event in a gymnastic competition in which competitors exercise on such bars

par′allel bars′


n.pl.
a gymnasium apparatus consisting of two horizontal bars on uprights, used for various exercises.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parallel bars - gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprightsparallel bars - gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights
bar - a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises
exerciser, gymnastic apparatus - sports equipment used in gymnastic exercises
uneven bars, uneven parallel bars - a pair of parallel bars set at different heights; used in women's gymnastics
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations

parallel bars

pl (Sport) → Barren m

parallel bars

nplparallele fpl
References in classic literature ?
After walking about the garden, visiting the stable, and even doing some gymnastic exercises together on the parallel bars, Levin returned to the house with his guest, and went with him into the drawing room.
"It is constructed from steel, with a total of 11 items (plyometric boxes, trapeze rings, monkey bars, sit-up bench, balance beam, pullups, incline ladder, parallel bars, human flag, cross trainer and chain bridge) for use by youth and adults.
A total of 30 gymnasts from the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force will be participating in the Championship, which will have individual and team competitions in Floor Exercises, Pommel Horse, Roman Rings, Table Vault, Parallel Bars and Horizontal Bar.
Luke scored a solid 76.5 points coming 21st All Round in qualification, going clean on all six apparatus - Floor, pommel, parallel bars, vault, rings and high bar.
The winners and prize-winners in parallel bars exercises among men and floor exercises among women were awarded as part of the XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF Baku 2019) at the National Gymnastics Arena,Trendon July 27.
Six boys aged between five and seven will be competing at USAG level 3 and add the parallel bars and rings to the floor and vault.
New chairs, parallel bars and a collection of weights were presented to the team, based in the Paul Brown Building at PRH.
He then was second on the pommel horse with a 9.30, finished fifth on the vault with a 9.40 and tied for third on parallel bars with a 9.40.
Purvis also collected eight European Championship and five Commonwealth Games medals including a parallel bars gold at Glasgow 2014.
Baptiste also had a superb competition to finish third on parallel bars with a huge score of 13.700 points, seventh on high bar with 12.1 points and seventh in the all around final.
Although Whitlock remains coy about his precise plans for Tokyo, the chances are he will submit to the team qualification process, which means expanding his repertoire to include the parallel bars and high bar.
He tallied a total score of 77.465 after performances in the pommel horse, still rings, parallel bars, horizontal bar, vault and floor exercise.