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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A gymnastic feat in which the body is flipped completely forward or backward from an upright position, landing first on the hands and then on the feet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A somersault made with the assistance of the hands placed upon the ground.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A somersault made with the assistance of the hands placed upon the ground.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of somersault in which the performer supports his body upon the palms of his hands while his feet are raised in the air.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an acrobatic feat in which a person goes from a standing position to a handstand and back again

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