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Gymnastics vs. Gym

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Gymnastics

Gymnastics is a sport that includes physical exercises requiring balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance. The movements involved in gymnastics contribute to the development of the arms, legs, shoulders, back, chest, and abdominal muscle groups.
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Gym

A gymnasium, also known as a gym, is a covered location for athletics. The word is derived from the ancient Greek gymnasium.
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Gymnastics

(used with a pl. verb) Physical exercises designed to develop and display strength, balance, and agility, especially those performed on or with specialized apparatus.
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Gym

A gymnasium.
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Gymnastics

(used with a sing. verb) The art or practice of such exercises.
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Gym

A building or part of a building with facilities for exercise, bodybuilding, or other kinds of physical training.
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Gymnastics

Complex intellectual or artistic exercises
Mental gymnastics.
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Gym

A course in physical education.
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Gymnastics

(Informal) Feats of physical agility
Had to go through gymnastics to cross the slippery walk.
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Gym

A metal frame supporting equipment used in outdoor play.
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Gymnastics

A sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness.
Gymnastics was a significant part of the physical education curriculum.
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Gym

Clipping of gymnasium
I'm off to the gym for my pilates class.
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Gymnastics

Complex intellectual or artistic exercises or feats of physical agility.
His mental gymnastics are legendary.
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Gym

(uncountable) gymnastics
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Gymnastics

Athletic or disciplinary exercises; the art of performing gymnastic exercises.
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Gym

(weightlifting) A sports facility specialized for lifting weights and exercise.
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Gymnastics

Disciplinary exercises for the intellect or character.
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Gym

Physical education class
The gym teacher at our school makes us stretch before and after each class.
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Gymnastics

Feats demonstrating a quick mental agility; as, mental gymnastics, verbal gymnastics.
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Gym

To go to the gym.
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Gymnastics

A sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility
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Gym

Athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
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