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One of a set of parallel horizontal bars attached to the wall of a gymnasium, on which exercises are performed.
- ‘It will be lined with mirrors and wall bars but will have no furniture so that it can be used as a flexible space.’
- ‘Every minute of the training session is planned: she does warming up exercises slowly and thoroughly, does her pull ups on the wall bars, then to the trampoline for a few light and graceful leaps and somersaults.’
- ‘In Prague in 1977 a professor at a medical institute provided us with photographs of babies of seven months old climbing willingly up a gymnasium wall bar.’
- ‘And the wall bars and horses which have characterised school gym halls for hundreds of years will be replaced by treadmills and electronic recumbent bikes.’
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