balance beam

balance beam


: a thick bar of wood raised above the floor that is used in gymnastics for displays of balance

Full Definition of BALANCE BEAM

:  a narrow wooden beam supported in a horizontal position approximately four feet above the floor and used for balancing feats in gymnastics
:  an event in gymnastics competition in which the balance beam is used

First Known Use of BALANCE BEAM

circa 1949


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