parallel bars

plural noun

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

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First Known Use of parallel bars

1850


PARALLEL BARS Defined for English Language Learners

parallel bars

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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