balance beam definition

  • noun:
    • A horizontal raised ray with a width of 10 centimeters (4 inches) and a length of 5 yards (16 feet) that is used in gymnastic competition for balancing exercises.
    • an aggressive gymnastics occasion which different balancing feats tend to be carried out about this ray.
    • A narrow wooden railway found in gymnastics.
    • The horizontal person in any balance (scale,) typically carrying pans at each and every end, supported at its center by a fulcrum.
    • a gymnastic device utilized by women gymnasts

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