parallel bars

plural noun

Definition of parallel bars

  1. 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. 2 :  an event in gymnastics competition in which even or uneven parallel bars are used

1850

First Known Use of parallel bars

1850


PARALLEL BARS Defined for English Language Learners

parallel bars

plural noun

Definition of parallel bars for English Language Learners

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


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