from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A position, as in gymnastics or yoga, in which one supports oneself vertically on one's head with the hands braced for support on the floor or on a mat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of standing on one's head.
  • n. The position of standing on one's head.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an acrobatic feat in which a person balances on the head (usually with the help of the hands)


From head + stand. (Wiktionary)



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