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som•er•sault



Pronunciation: (sum'ur-sôlt"), [key]
n.
1. an acrobatic movement, either forward or backward, in which the body rolls end over end, making a complete revolution.
2. such a movement performed in the air as part of a dive, tumbling routine, etc.
3. a complete overturn or reversal, as of opinion.

v.i.
to perform a somersault. Also,som•er•setPronunciation: (sum'ur-set"), [key] summersault, summerset.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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