horizontal bar

horizontal bar (plural horizontal bars)

  1. (gymnastics) A horizontally-aligned bar used in gymnastics, upon which acts of swinging are performed.
  2. (gymnastics) A gymnastics event using the horizontal bar.
  3. (typography) The dash symbol (―) (used to introduce quoted text)
  4. (typography) The horizontal form of the fraction bar.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: barre fixe
  • German: Reck
  • Portuguese: barra fixa
  • Russian: перекла́дина

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