American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The gymnastic moves of an acrobat.
- n. The art, skill, or performance of an acrobat.
- n. A display of spectacular virtuosic skill and agility: vocal acrobatics.
- n. the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
- n. the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
- From acrobat + -ics. (Wiktionary)
“Avoiding G-LOC, or “gravity-induced loss of consciousness,” during aggressive acrobatics is a physical struggle.”
“Charles Bronson wasn't attempting trapeze acrobatics from the ceiling of a warehouse onto high speed Army trucks.”
“Brin, known for his amateur trapeze acrobatics, is going to use his vast wealth to create a new circus to travel the world.”
“Anderson, who grew up competing in acrobatics and dreamed of joining Cirque du Soleil, eased Bhardwaj's financial burden with a $20,000 contribution.”
“I admired his fearlessness with Couples, marvelled at the word acrobatics in the Rabbit series, read of his psoriasis, childhood stammering and problems of self-image, counted the novels and short stories and wondered, 'How does he do it?”
“It is, in the first place, a pity that there is so little written of the history of these people, so little material from which to gather the development of the idea of acrobatics in general, or of any one phase in particular.”
“But what lingers in the memory more than the acrobatics is the gorgeous singing tone Mr. Ma achieved in the lyrical variations.”
“Forming an excellent and even redder backdrop to their acrobatics was a line of Ferraris you can see in the video.”
“Though the college cheerleaders I've seen aren't that busty, probably because skinny, athletic, and light go better with the kind of acrobatics college cheerleaders do.”
“In star-spangled tights they would give some real "acrobatics," then some "aerial globe dancing," equally star-spangled and even more up-side-down, and finally”
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