Meaning of horizontal bar

hor'izon'tal bar'

Pronunciation: [key]
— Gymnastics. Gymnastics.
  1. a bar fixed in a position parallel to the floor or ground, for use in chinning and other exercises.
  2. an event in gymnastic competitions, judged on strength and grace while performing specific movements on such a bar. Also called
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