Meaning of Hecht

Hecht

Pronunciation: (hekt), [key]
  1. 1894–1964, U.S. novelist and dramatist.

Hecht

Pronunciation: (hekt), [key]
— n. Gymnastics.
  1. Also calleda dismount, as from the horizontal bar, in which a gymnast releases the apparatus at the height of a backswing, sails forward with outstretched arms and legs, and lands upright on the feet.
  2. a vault over a long horse with the legs and body straight.
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