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  • adj. Alternative spelling of calisthenic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See calisthenic, calisthenics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating or pertaining to callisthenics; designed to promote health or bodily development and symmetry. Also spelled calisthenic.

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Examples

  • During the summer term the callisthenic class was given up, and swimming was held instead in the large bath beyond the gymnasium.

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  • I mean, besides doing push-ups and callisthenic exercises in very little clothing on the beach, how else are they going to attract the middle-aged ladies?

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  • Arab-Israeli diplomacy efforts to "a callisthenic, like weight-lifting or sit-ups, something diplomats do to stay in shape, but not because they believe anything is going to happen."

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  • The circling of wagons becomes a national callisthenic, preserving jobs and cultural identities a national rite.

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  • From Bikram, I branched out to Jivamukti, a school of vinyasa yoga, which links poses together in a callisthenic-like flow, employing music (jazzy, jivey, new agey devotional - think Zero Seven, but with repeated references to Hindu gods), incense, a bit of massage and brief lectures ( "dharma talks") on yoga philosophy.

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  • Egyptian tomb paintings dating from as far back as the fourteenth century BC depict partially clad dancers whose callisthenic positions appear...

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  • Egyptian tomb paintings dating from as far back as the fourteenth century BC depict partially clad dancers whose callisthenic positions appear to be very similar to those used in belly dancing.

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  • I don't know how many more callisthenic sessions Mr. Fuzzy will survive, but he made it through his first encounter.

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  • The synchronized performance of callisthenic maneuvers and some form of competitive sparring coexist in both jissen “real combat” and traditionalist styles.

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  • We would do medicine ball work, we would run on treadmills, we would play different callisthenic games, we would do leap frogs and all kinds of stuff.

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