of, relating to, or like an or .
having the good balance, agility, and coordination of an .
Steele was polished and acrobatic in his attempts to address the entire ballroom from his seat on the far end of the dais.
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Fresh after Camilla and the cuddly Roo in a blanket, here’s Chaz and the acrobatic sheep.
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The Shanghai acrobatic Troupe feels like the birthplace of this craft.
Gal With a Suitcase: Shanghai Jolie Hunt January 6, 2011
On the dresser—which he had ascended by a chair—was Billy, the acrobatic goat, doing his Alpine daring act.
The Wouldbegoods E. Nesbit
It was evident that dressing was going to be an acrobatic performance.
In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories Robert Barr
The assault came so suddenly that the acrobatic youth had no time to defend himself.
The Mystery at Putnam Hall Arthur M. Winfield
It required some exercise of acrobatic agility to get into or out of the town.
The Johnstown Horror James Herbert Walker
The blow was so strong that the acrobatic youth was bowled over on the polished floor.
The Putnam Hall Champions Arthur M. Winfield
To make a success at acrobatic or any other dancing you must not strain yourselves.
The Art of Stage Dancing Ned Wayburn
“That suits me,” said the acrobatic youth, and Jack and Pepper said they were also satisfied.
The Putnam Hall Rivals Arthur M. Winfield
1848; see acrobat + -ic. Related: Acrobatically.
(used with a plural verb) the feats of an ; gymnastics. (used with a singular verb) the art or practice of feats. (used with a plural verb) something performed with remarkable agility and ease: the verbal acrobatics of a habitual liar. Contemporary Examples He has no use for the mind-numbing bloat of Ringling Brothers nor […]
acroblast acroblast ac·ro·blast (āk’rə-blāst’) n. A component of the developing spermatid, composed of numerous Golgi elements and containing the proacrosomal granules.
acrobrachycephaly acrobrachycephaly ac·ro·brach·y·ceph·a·ly (āk’rə-brāk’ĭ-sěf’ə-lē) n. A type of craniosynostosis in which there is premature closure of the coronal suture, resulting in an abnormally short anteroposterior diameter of the skull.
having the reproductive organ at the end of the primary axis. adjective (of mosses) having clustered upright stems and the reproductive parts borne at the tip of a stem Compare pleurocarpous
of or relating to any chromosome or chromatid whose centromere is closer to one end than to the other, creating two unequal chromosome arms. Compare (def 2), (def 2), . adjective (of a chromosome) having the centromere at one end noun an acrocentric chromosome acrocentric ac·ro·cen·tric (āk’rō-sěn’trĭk) adj. Having the centromere located near one end […]