ropedancing
noun see ropedancer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ropedancing — Ropedancer Rope dan cer, n. One who dances, walks, or performs acrobatic feats, on a rope extended through the air at some height. {Rope dan cing}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ropedancing — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the art of dancing, walking, or performing acrobatic feats on a rope extended through the air at some height …   Useful english dictionary

  • Funambulation — Fu*nam bu*la tion, n. Ropedancing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ropedancer — noun Date: 1648 one that dances, walks, or performs acrobatic feats on a rope high in the air • ropedancing noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acrobatics — /ak reuh bat iks/, n. 1. (used with a pl. v.) the feats of an acrobat; gymnastics. 2. (used with a sing. v.) the art or practice of acrobatic feats. 3. (used with a pl. v.) something performed with remarkable agility and ease: the verbal… …   Universalium

  • circus — circusy, adj. /serr keuhs/, n., pl. circuses. 1. a large public entertainment, typically presented in one or more very large tents or in an outdoor or indoor arena, featuring exhibitions of pageantry, feats of skill and daring, performing animals …   Universalium

  • ropedancer — ropedance, n. ropedancing, n. /rohp dan seuhr, dahn /, n. a person who walks across or performs acrobatics upon a rope stretched at some height above the floor or ground. [1640 50; ROPE + DANCER] * * * …   Universalium

  • arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …   Universalium

  • 走索 — zǒusuǒ [ropedancing] 走绳 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • ropedancer — noun an acrobat who performs on a rope stretched at some height above the ground • Syn: ↑ropewalker • Hypernyms: ↑aerialist * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : one that dances, walks, or performs acrobatic feats on a rope extended through the air at some …   Useful english dictionary

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