vaulting horse
noun Date: circa 1875 1. a gymnastics apparatus used in vaulting that consists of a padded rectangular or cylindrical form supported in a horizontal position above the floor 2. an event in which vaults are made over a vaulting horse

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  • vaulting horse — ► NOUN ▪ a padded wooden block used for vaulting over by gymnasts and athletes …   English terms dictionary

  • vaulting horse — Gym. n. 1. HORSE (n. 9) 2. VAULT2 (n. 3) …   English World dictionary

  • vaulting horse — noun a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting • Syn: ↑long horse, ↑buck • Hypernyms: ↑horse, ↑gymnastic horse * * * ˈvaulting horse [vaulting horse vaulting horses …   Useful english dictionary

  • vaulting-horse — ožys statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Gimnastikos prietaisas ant kojų atraminiams šuoliams daryti. Korpuso ilgis 60 cm, plotis 40 cm, aukštis 33 cm. Prietaiso su kojomis aukštis 90–140 cm (keičiamas). atitikmenys: angl.… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • vaulting-horse — šuolių arklys statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Gimnastikos prietaisas atraminiams šuoliams – cilindras su kojomis, be rankenų. Šuolių arklio aukštis moterims – 120 cm, vyrams – 135 cm. atitikmenys: angl. vaulting horse vok.… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • vaulting horse — Gymnastics. a padded, somewhat cylindrical floor supported apparatus, braced horizontally at an adjustable height, used for hand support and pushing off in vaulting. Also called long horse. Cf. pommel horse. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • vaulting horse — vault′ing horse n. spog a padded, somewhat cylindrical, floor supported gymnastic apparatus braced horizontally at an adjustable height, used in vaulting • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • vaulting-horse — vaultˈing horse noun A piece of gymnastic apparatus for vaulting over • • • Main Entry: ↑vault …   Useful english dictionary

  • vaulting horse — noun a padded wooden block used for vaulting over by gymnasts and athletes …   English new terms dictionary

  • vaulting horse — noun A piece of gymnastic equipment with an upholstered body but no pommels See Also: pommel horse …   Wiktionary

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