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parallel bars

parallel bars

noun plural

sports : a pair of long bars on posts that are parallel to each other and are used in gymnastics

Full Definition of PARALLEL BARS

1
:  a pair of usually wooden bars supported horizontally above the floor at the same height or at different heights usually by a common base and used in gymnastics
2
:  an event in gymnastics competition in which even or uneven parallel bars are used

First Known Use of PARALLEL BARS

1868

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