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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

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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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The Golden Dragon Acrobats are a premier Chinese acrobatic group revered for their commitment to time honored commitment and attention to artistic detail.
A pair of acrobats dressed as lumbering polar bears announced the performance during the weekly audience at the Pope Paul VI hall.
Muscat: Honouring an Oriental art that is at least 25 centuries old, the amazing Golden Dragon Acrobats have brought China's acrobatic traditions to thousands of people around the world over the past five decades.
Acrobats are expected to perform during holidays and festivals.
Lili Sun is one of China's most famous acrobats, and appropriately enough is currently juggling a number of responsibilities.
The programme also includes breathtaking gymnasts Hitge, a solo trapeze artist from Mongolia, and Desire, an aerial acrobat from Portugal, as well as clowns, illusionists and jugglers.
The opening scene was breathtaking - acrobats climbing poles at the speed of light, jumping from one to the other and then landing face first just inches away from hitting the floor.
The acrobats from the Tianjin Acrobatic Troupe, made creative use of props like lamps and hats to enthrall the audiences at the show.
An analysis of the most complete human skeleton found in the Nagar structure supports a translation of hub as acrobats, Oates says.
UGANDAN drummers, Kenyan acrobats and Congolese folk singers will feature in Africa Day this weekend.
They 'oohed and ahhed' at amazing acrobats, jugglers, magicians and contortionists at the beach in St Martin's Square.
The acrobats are known the world over for their gravity defying acts, from balancing on a towering pagoda of chairs to amazing body feats that require great skill, teamwork and courage.