Meaning of balance beam
- a narrow wooden rail about 16 ft. (5 m) long and 4 in. (10 cm) wide, set horizontally on upright posts about 4 ft. (1.2 m) from the floor, used for performing feats of balancing and demonstrating gymnastic ability.
- a competitive gymnastic event for women in which such an apparatus is used.
- balance beam (Thesaurus)