Pronunciation: ( jim-nas'tiks), [key]
1. (used with a pl. v.) gymnastic exercises.
2. (used with a sing. v.) the practice art, or competitive sport of gymnastic exercises.
3. (used with a pl. v.) mental feats or other exercises of skill: Verbal gymnastics.
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