acrobatics acrobatics  /ˌæ krə ˈbæ tɪks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
  2. (n) the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft

Usage(s):

  1. Cirque has also sparked interest in vaudeville, acrobatics and street performance.
  2. But his were standard revenge thrillers, showcases for the acrobatics of machismo.
  3. The play is reduced to a trampoline for directorial acrobatics.

News

  1. NY Review: 'Zarkana'

    By Tom Penketh | Posted June 29, 2011, 4:33 p.m. With good reason, Cirque du Soleil's shows are consistently hailed as grand spectacle, and "Zarkana" is no different. Yet this time, underneath all the wondrous acrobatics, costumes, and sets and the cacophonous score, there's a romantic heartbeat.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Backstage.com

  2. Watch Neil Patrick Harris' Big Tonys Opening Number Starring Mike Tyson

    The Tonys opened with a Shia LaBeouf joke, a Mike Tyson cameo, acrobatics, and a magic trick in a big-enough-for-Radio City opening number led by host Neil Patrick Harris.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  3. Airborne feats delight crowds

    CAMERON, Mo. — Aerial acrobatics of all stripes were layered across the skies of Northeast Clinton County on Sunday afternoon.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: St. Joseph News-Press

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Quotes

  1. "The talent of African players is at least as great as that of players from other countries," Blatter told a news conference in April. "It is as if they are dancing or playing at acrobatics. What is missing is tactics. But how can they have...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I guess I've gotten buff. There's a lot of acrobatics in the movie - a lot of running up walls, and jumping on things, so it requires muscularity, but it requires a lot of aerobic ability too," Gyllenhaal said.
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Jake Gyllenhaal Source: Newstrack India (blog)

  3. A spokesperson for Rahman described the tour as "a theatrical experience that will blend new technologies with powerful dance arrangements and acrobatics."
    on Mar 5, 2010 By: AR Rahman Source: Variety

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