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tumble

an acrobatic feat, esp a somersault

tumble

[′təm·bəl]
(mechanics)

tumble

i. To rotate end over end. It is said of a rocket, an ejection capsule, etc.
ii. Of a gyro, to precess suddenly and to an extreme extent as a result of exceeding the operating limits of its bank or pitch. See toppled.
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For the benefit of Mr Tumble SOME of the biggest names in children's television will take to the stage in Liverpool on Thursday as CBeebies Live presents Justin & Friends - Mr Tumble's Circus.
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The boys went on to compete some of the most challenging tumbles of the day in the Tumbling finals with Kallum performing round off whip, double twisting double tuck somersault, three whips flick, tucked triple back somersault, which brought rapturous applause from the audience and overall first place and the gold medal.
Come and join in the excitement of this arena spectacular with Mr Tumble - as well as a host of other Tumbles from Something Special, including Aunt Polly and Grandad Tumble.
But it was Baker who came away with splendid reward for his exploits as he came third in the Elite Grade 1 tumbles for the 11 to 12-year-old age division.
They worked very hard on improving their tumbles to show that they are among the best for their level, not only in our region but nationally.
The vast majority of asteroids, and all the planets, spin about a single axis like a football thrown in a perfect spiral, but Toutatis tumbles like a flubbed pass," says R.
Jaydon and Louisa did a great job, performing dynamic high-quality tumbles.
Gigglebiz favourites including Nana Knickerbocker; Lost Pirate; Arthur Sleep and Keith Fit will be joining the fun alongside a host of Tumbles from Something Special.
Ward, Hogan and Cummings had to be flown down from New Jersey for 10 days to reaply their postlaunch remedy for "the tumbles," but other than that, says Karras, "it didn't cost any money.