Meaning of floor exercise

floor' ex"ercise

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— Gymnastics. Gymnastics.
  1. a competition in which each entrant performs a routine of acrobatic tumbling feats and balletic movements without any apparatus on a specifically designated floor space, usually 12 m (39 ft.) square and having a matlike covering.
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