(used with a singular or plural verb) calisthenics.
(used with a plural verb) gymnastic exercises designed to develop physical health and vigor, usually performed with little or no special apparatus.
(used with a singular verb) the art, practice, or a session of such exercises.
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(functioning as pl) light exercises designed to promote general fitness, develop muscle tone, etc
(functioning as sing) the practice of callisthenic exercises
a variant spelling (esp US) of callisthenics
Also, Kallisto. Classical Mythology. a nymph attendant on Artemis, punished for a love affair with Zeus by being changed into a bear and then transformed into stars as the constellation Ursa Major. Astronomy. a large natural satellite of the planet Jupiter. Historical Examples A Journey in Other Worlds John Jacob Astor Medal of Honor Dallas […]
Calixtus I. Calixtus II. Calixtus III. died 1124, French ecclesiastic: pope 1119–24. (Alfonso de Borja; Alfonso Borgia) 1378–1458, Spanish ecclesiastic: pope 1455–58. Historical Examples A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume II (of 2) Johann Beckman Geographic Distribution of the Pocket Mouse, Perognathus fasciatus J. Knox Jones, Jr. Nero Jacob Abbott Geographic Distribution of […]
Calixtus II. died 1124, French ecclesiastic: pope 1119–24.