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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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trapezetra‧peze /trəˈpiːz $ træ-/ noun [countable]  DSOa short bar hanging from two ropes high above the ground, used by acrobats
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trapezeIn the old days he had been front and center on tightrope and trapeze.They love the flying trapeze acrobat who dances and swings operated only by sand.Bob Dole, the daring old man on the flying trapeze, has sold his safety net.Coaching on trapeze and spinnaker handling completes the package.Working bomb racks, including the trapeze assembly, were built and installed under the centre section.In the second half, Joey Beauchamp came flying in like the daring young man on the trapeze.The troupe also continues to break ground with the trapeze, and choreographer Anne Bunker taps that talent with Expanded View.
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