Gymnastics vs. Gymnasium

Gymnastics vs. Gymnasium — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Gymnastics and Gymnasium

Gymnasticsnoun

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

Gymnasiumnoun

A room or building equipped for indoor sports.

Gymnasticsnoun

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

Gymnasiumnoun

(gĭm-näzē-m′) An academic high school in some central European countries, especially Germany, that prepares students for the university.

Gymnasticsnoun

Complex intellectual or artistic exercises

mental gymnastics.

Gymnasiumnoun

(formal) A large room or building for indoor sports.

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Gymnasticsnoun

(Informal) Feats of physical agility

had to go through gymnastics to cross the slippery walk.

Gymnasiumnoun

A type of secondary school in some European countries which typically prepares students for university.

Gymnasticsnoun

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.

Gymnasiumnoun

(historical) A public place or building where Ancient Greek youths took exercise, with running and wrestling grounds, baths, and halls for conversation.

Gymnasticsnoun

Complex intellectual or artistic exercises or feats of physical agility.

His mental gymnastics are legendary.

Gymnasiumnoun

a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12

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Gymnasticsnoun

a sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility

Gymnasiumnoun

athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training