Balance-beam meaning

A horizontal raised beam with a width of 10 centimeters (4 inches) and a length of 5 meters (16 feet) that is used in gymnastic competition for balancing exercises.
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A competitive gymnastics event in which various balancing feats are performed on this beam.
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A long, narrow, horizontal wooden beam raised about 4 feet (1.2 m) above the floor, on which women gymnasts perform balancing routines consisting of jumps, tumbles, turns, running steps, etc.
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(gymnastics) A narrow wooden rail used in gymnastics.
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The horizontal member of any balance (scale,) usually carrying pans at each end, supported at its center by a fulcrum.
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Attributive form of balance beam, noun.

That gymnast is a balance-beam expert.

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An event in which such routines are performed, usually with recorded musical accompaniment.
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