Definition of balance beam in English:

balance beam

Syllabification: bal·ance beam

noun

  • 1A narrow horizontal bar raised off the floor, on which a gymnast balances while performing exercises.
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    • However, Romania roared back after strong performances on the balance beam and floor exercise.
    • Circe and Alex both stood up and began walking down the branch gymnasts on the balance beam.
    • Richardson's best performance was a 9.500 effort on the balance beam on day two.
  • 1.1 [in singular] The set of exercises performed on a balance beam.
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    • She also placed first in the all-around and on vault, second on balance beam and floor exercise, and fourth on uneven bars.
    • Competing in all four event finals, Harmes placed first on vault, balance beam and floor exercise.
    • Raducan earned the top individual scores on balance beam and floor exercise.

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