adjective see equilibrist

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  • equilibristic — ə̇|kwilə|bristik, e|k ; |ēwəˌlī|b , |ek adjective : of or being an equilibrist a gravity defying equilibristic wonder was the hit performer of the show …   Useful english dictionary

  • equilibristic — See equilibrist. * * * …   Universalium

  • equilibristic — adjective Of or pertaining to equilibristics …   Wiktionary

  • equilibristic — equil·i·bris·tic …   English syllables

  • Perch (equilibristic) — The perch is an equilibristic balancing act where one performer balances atop a pole that is being balanced by another performer. Each perch pole has a loop at the top into which the performer may insert either a hand or a foot in order to… …   Wikipedia

  • equilibrist — equilibristic, adj. /i kwil euh brist, ee kweuh lib rist, ek weuh /, n. a performer who is skilled at balancing in unusual positions and hazardous movements, as a tightrope walker in a circus. [1750 60; < F équilibriste. See EQUILIBRIUM, IST] * * …   Universalium

  • Perch (disambiguation) — Perch may refer to:*Perch (plural perches), a rod, or branch of a tree etc, used as a roost by a bird *The USS Perch , one of two submarines in the United States Navy **USS Perch (SS 176) **USS Perch (SS 313)*Perch, an antique unit of measure of… …   Wikipedia

  • equilibrist — noun Date: 1760 one (as a rope dancer) who performs difficult feats of balancing • equilibristic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Equilibristics — is a blanket term for a number of circus skills which involve balancing or maintaining equilibrium. The term applies equally to acts in which the performer balances on a prop, and acts in which the performer balances or spins a prop. Many… …   Wikipedia

  • Circus skills — See also: Circus, Sideshow, and Contemporary circus. Circus skills are a group of pursuits that have been performed as entertainment in circus, sideshow, busking or variety/vaudeville/music hall shows. Most circus skills are still being… …   Wikipedia

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