One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A pair of bars of different heights used in women's gymnastics.British term asymmetric bars
- ‘This year an ankle injury confined her involvement in the championships to the discipline of the uneven bars.’
- ‘Women participate in four apparatus: vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercises.’
- ‘She placed first on floor exercise, second on uneven bars and balance beam, and third on vault.’
- ‘Shortly after her return, she suffered a sprained ankle when she fell from uneven bars.’
- ‘She's also a two-time Olympic gold medalist on the uneven bars, her speciality.’
- ‘Swinging on the uneven bars, she had to blister her hands because the gloves were too big for her.’
- ‘In training last week, she fell from the uneven bars and broke bones in her left hand.’
- ‘The creaking of the uneven bars in gymnastics helps build the suspense in this riveting event.’
- ‘Two elements on the uneven bars still bear Nadia's name.’
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