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Definitions for gymnastics
dʒɪmˈnæs tɪksgym·nas·tics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gymnastics, gymnastic exercisenoun

    a sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility

GCIDE

  1. gymnasticsnoun

    Feats demonstrating a quick mental agility; as, mental gymnastics, verbal gymnastics.

Wiktionary

  1. gymnasticsnoun

    A sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness.

    Gymnastics was a significant part of the physical education curriculum.

  2. gymnasticsnoun

    Complex intellectual or artistic exercises or feats of physical agility.

    His mental gymnastics are legendary.

  3. Etymology: From γυμνασία, from γυμνός, because Greek athletes were training naked.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gymnasticsnoun

    athletic or disciplinary exercises; the art of performing gymnastic exercises; also, disciplinary exercises for the intellect or character

Freebase

  1. Gymnastics

    Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of exercises requiring physical strength, flexibility, power, agility, coordination, and balance. Internationally, all of the competitive gymnastic sports are governed by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique. Each country has its own national governing body affiliated to FIG. Competitive artistic gymnastics is the best known of the gymnastic sports. It typically involves the women's events of uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise, and vault. Men's events are floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vault, parallel bars, and high bar. Gymnastics evolved from exercises used by the ancient Greeks that included skills for mounting and dismounting a horse, and from circus performance skills. Other gymnastic disciplines include: rhythmic gymnastics, trampolining, Team Gym, tumbling, aerobic gymnastics and acrobatic gymnastics. Participants can include children as young as 20 months old doing kindergym and children's gymnastics, recreational gymnasts of ages 5 and up, competitive gymnasts at varying levels of skill, and world class athletes.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Gymnastics

    Systematic physical exercise. This includes calisthenics, a system of light gymnastics for promoting strength and grace of carriage.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gymnastics in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gymnastics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of gymnastics in a Sentence

  1. Nellie Biles:

    I will be home watching gymnastics by myself, i just get too nervous.

  2. Simone Biles:

    I feel like coming back, gymnastics just wasn't the only purpose I was supposed to do.

  3. Ali Krieger:

    I always joke to my dad and thank him for giving me this little boy body, when I was 6 or 7, my gymnastics coach looked at my quads and told the other coach to come over and see my quads. They were big then and still are. But I’ve kind of embraced it through the years.

  4. Steve Penny:

    My decision to step aside as CEO is solely to support the best interests of USA Gymnastics at this time.

  5. Scott McCoy:

    I think Roy Moore is virulently anti-gay, the majority bent over backwards and went through legal gymnastics to not recognize the The Georgia adoption decree where this couple agreed the children would be raised jointly and parent them together.

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