trapeze: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (tra-pēz'or, esp. Brit.,tru-), [key]
- an apparatus, used in gymnastics and acrobatics, consisting of a short horizontal bar attached to the ends of two suspended ropes.
- (on a small sailboat) a device by which a crew member can be suspended almost completely outboard while hiking.
- trapeze (Thesaurus)