Definitions for basculeˈbæs kyul

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word bascule

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bascule(noun)

    a structure or device in which one end is counterbalanced by the other (on the principle of the seesaw)

Wiktionary

  1. bascule(Noun)

    a counterbalanced structure having one end that rises as the other lowers

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bascule(noun)

    in mechanics an apparatus on the principle of the seesaw, in which one end rises as the other falls

Freebase

  1. Bascule

    Bascule is the natural round arc a horse's body takes as it goes over a jump. The horse should rise up through its back, stretching its neck forward and down, when it reaches the peak of his jump. Ideally, the withers are the highest point over the fence. This is often described as the horse taking the shape of a dolphin jumping out of the water. Bascule can also refer more generally to the raising of the withers while the horse is in motion.

Translation

Find a translation for the bascule definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these bascule definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"bascule." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 28 Aug. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/bascule>.

Are we missing a good definition for bascule? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for bascule:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.