horizontal bar


Definition of horizontal bar

1 : a steel bar supported in a horizontal position approximately eight feet above the floor and used for swinging feats in gymnastics
2 : an event in gymnastics competition in which the horizontal bar is used

First Known Use of horizontal bar

1827, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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