Simple Definition of 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
1 : a narrow wooden beam supported in a horizontal position approximately four feet above the floor and used for balancing feats in gymnastics
2 : an event in gymnastics competition in which the balance beam is used
First Known Use of balance beam
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