adjective Date: 1827 of or relating to calisthenics

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  • Calisthenic — Cal is*then ic, a. [Gr. kalo s beautiful + sqe nos strength.] Of or pertaining to calisthenics. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calisthenic — adjective of or relating to calisthenics • Pertains to noun: ↑calisthenics • Derivationally related forms: ↑calisthenics * * * calisthenic, ics variants of callisthenic a., callisthenics n. pl …   Useful english dictionary

  • calisthenic — See calisthenics. * * * …   Universalium

  • calisthenic — adjective Of, or relating to calisthenics. Syn: gymnastic …   Wiktionary

  • calisthenic — cal·is·then·ic or Brit cal·lis·then·ic .kal əs then ik adj of or relating to calisthenics …   Medical dictionary

  • calisthenic — adj. pertaining to body strengthening exercises …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calisthenic — cal·is·then·ic …   English syllables

  • calisthenics — calisthenic, calisthenical, adj. /kal euhs then iks/, n. 1. (used with a pl. v.) gymnastic exercises designed to develop physical health and vigor, usually performed with little or no special apparatus. 2. (used with a sing. v.) the art, practice …   Universalium

  • Calisthenics — This article is about the form of physical exercise. For the Australian competitive performing art, see calisthenics (Australia). School children perform sit ups, a common type of calisthenic, during a school fitness …   Wikipedia

  • Boxer Rebellion — Officially supported peasant uprising in 1900 in China that attempted to drive all foreigners from the country. Boxer was the English name given to a Chinese secret society that practiced boxing and calisthenic rituals in the belief that it would …   Universalium

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