Definition of Gymnastic exercise
1. Noun. (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus).
Specialized synonyms: Crucifix, Dip, Double Leg Circle, Grand Circle, Handstand, Hang, Kip, Upstart, Long Fly, Scissors, Straddle
Generic synonyms: Exercise, Exercising, Physical Exercise, Physical Exertion, Workout
2. Noun. A sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility.
Specialized synonyms: Acrobatics, Tumbling
Generic synonyms: Athletics, Sport
Examples of category: Exerciser, Gymnastic Apparatus, Chin, Chin Up
Derivative terms: Gymnastic, Gymnastic
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Literary usage of Gymnastic exercise
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1. Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon Or Columbia River: Being a by Alexander Ross (1849)
"... it—Bets—Gambling propensities—Hot baths—Manner of using them—On what occasions—Indian qualifications—gymnastic exercise—Comparison —General remarks. ..."
2. American Physical Education Review by American Physical Education Association (1903)
"THE PLACE OF AUTOMATISM IN gymnastic exercise. BY JESSIE H. BANCROFT, ... When the issue is raised as to whether gymnastic exercise should require attention ..."
3. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by National Association for the Promotion of Social Science (Great Britain) (1860)
"... and forthe General Introduction of the Naval and Military Drill, Systematised as gymnastic exercise, as Parts of any National System of Education,'* of ..."
4. New Remedies: An Illustrated Monthly Trade Journal of Materia Medica edited by Horatio Charles Wood, Frederick Albert Castle, Charles Rice (1877)
"In young girls, M. Beaumetz is much better satisfied with gymnastic exercise and hydrotherapy than with ferruginous medicines. Moreover, if the latter are ..."
5. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1828)
"gymnastic exercise, hy putting in action every part of the muscular system, ... rickets, or hydrocephalus, what is gymnastic exercise likely to effect ? ..."