Acrobat

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acrobat

an entertainer who performs acts that require skill, agility, and coordination, such as tumbling, swinging from a trapeze, or walking a tightrope

Acrobat

(text, product)
A product from Adobe Systems, Inc., for manipulating documents stored in Portable Document Format. Acrobat provides a platform-independent means of creating, viewing, and printing documents.

Acropolis: the magazine of Acrobat publishing.

Acrobat

Document exchange software from Adobe that allows documents to be displayed and printed the same on every computer. The Acrobat system created the Portable Document Format (PDF), which is widely used in commercial printing and on the Web. See PDF.
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3 -- color) The Shanghai Circus performers catch and pass one of their acrobats after a leap through the stacked hoops.
1 -- 2 -- color) In one of the Shanghai troupe's most popular stunts above, an acrobat dives through five interlocking hoops that are stacked more than 6 feet high.
The acrobats leave the mosque in their white robes, and assemble in the village square.
The clown is also taunted by the acrobats who, shedding their robes, fill the dusk with flying, twisting shapes.
The acrobats have one final profitable ploy -- the morning's donations, which are auctioned off.
And this is why we are coming back more to the basic(s) of the circus, because the Chinese are more acrobat than they are actor or stage performer.
Fellow acrobat Wan Yabo, who's only 11, is nearly as limber.
Another acrobat, Wang He, specializes in low-wire balancing.