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gym·nas·tics

(jim-nas'tiks),
Muscular exercise, performed indoors, as distinguished from athletics, and usually by means of special apparatus.
[G. gymnos, naked]

gymnastics

/gym·nas·tics/ (jim-nas´tiks) systematic muscular exercise.
Swedish gymnastics  a system following a rigid pattern of movement, utilizing little equipment and stressing correct body posture.

gym·nas·tics

(jim-nas'tiks)
Muscular exercise, performed indoors, as distinguished from athletics, and usually involving special apparatus.
[G. gymnos, naked]

gymnastics

[Gr. gymnastikos, pert. to nakedness]
Systematic body exercise with or without special apparatus.

ocular gymnastics

Systematic exercise of the eye muscles to improve muscular coordination and efficiency.

Swedish gymnastics

A system of movements made by the patient against a resistance provided by the attendant, once used worldwide in physical training. It influenced the development of modern gymnastics.
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Iain Hayes, of Conwy council's environment service, said: "Cyclists are asked to dismount because the headroom in the underpass structure is below the minimum standard.
Morgan Hamm falls on his dismount from the pommel horse, but the U.
Monsignor spooked quite badly when he first came into the parade ring, but Frankie settled him and calmed him enough to go round the parade ring a couple of times and then even managed a flying dismount with the torch still in his hand.
Cyclists dismount is an awkward sentence to translate as there is no Welsh word for dismount,' he added.
9 miles long, with several dismount sections where the racers have to carry their bikes.
If the junction is removed we face having to dismount, walking, being pushed towards the ring road or simply breaking the law and cycling across Millennium Place.
Craine later upstaged the Italian main attraction by treating racegoers to a Dettori-style flying dismount from En Retard after the filly scored a narrow win in the Smirnoff Liberator Handicap over five furlongs, the second leg of a fine double.
Commentators weren't aware and I'd have appreciated being told that jockeys were going to dismount - which was well intentioned," he said.
The door enables utilizing the extraordinarily long length of 44" inasmuch that when the operator is ready to dismount the tool, he opens the door, and only has to make a vertical lift of 10" for the tool to clear the post and be dismounted.
Forklift truck drivers often leave their vehicle's engine running when they dismount to carry out quick tasks, talk to a colleague, or are simply left waiting for a period of time.
shocked everyone with a double-flip- with-two-twists dismount off the bars.
After watching a video recording of the incident, the stewards considered Quinn had not only failed to dismount but had appeared to push his mount over the line in order to secure fourth place after being passed by two other horses.