Meaning of handstand

hand•stand

Pronunciation: (hand'stand"), [key]
— n., v., -stood, -stand•ing.
—n.
  1. an act or instance of supporting the body in a vertical position by balancing on the palms of the hands.
—v.i.
  1. to perform a handstand. Cf. headstand.
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