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Definition of the noun acrobat

What does acrobat mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acrobats

  1. an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination
    • examples: To be an acrobat is the ambition of almost every boy. | Of course, an acrobat must have a perfect sense of balance. | He is an acrobat.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: athlete / jock = a person trained to compete in sports
    • more specific terms:

Specialised definition of the noun acrobat

Glossary of sports

someone who performs gymnastic feats as entertainment (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


"Acrobat" is a 2013 short adventure biography drama film written and directed by Eduardo Menz.


  1. Acrobat is a fictional character from the 2005 film Perhaps Love.
  2. Acrobat is a fictional character from the film You, Me & The Circus.
  3. Acrobat is a fictional character from the 1979 film Riddles of the Sphinx.
  4. Acrobat is a fictional character from the 1987 film O paradissos anigi me antiklidi.
  5. Acrobat is a fictional character from the 2013 film When Kings Battle.
  6. Acrobat is a fictional character from the 2007 film Across the Universe.
  7. Acrobat is a fictional character from the 2011 film Zookeeper.

There are other characters with in their name, like Acrobat Jof, Circus Acrobat.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acrobat

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Google previewAdobe Creative Suite 3 Bible (2008)

by Ted Padova, Kelly L. Murdock

W n v Acrobat 8 Professional preferences Adobe Acrobat is a unique application among the Creative Suite programs. Whereas...

Acrobat is an application that can be used by creative professionals, e-book authors, technical writers, prepress ...

Google previewAdobe Creative Suite 2 Bible (2006)

by Ted Padova, Kelly L. Murdock

Whereas all other programs are designed for a specific role in your design workflow, Acrobat is a program that can perform...

Acrobat is an application that can be used by creative professionals; e-book authors; technical writers; prepress ...

Google previewUsing Computers in the Law Office - Basic (2012)

by Matthew Cornick

Acrobat. Adobe Acrobat is a PDF conversion utility. Acrobat can convert many types of files to PDF.

Google previewLexical Ambiguity Resolution (2013)

Perspective from Psycholinguistics, Neuropsychology and Artificial Intelligence by Steven L. Small, Garrison W Cottrell, Michael K Tanenhaus

Thus “The acrobat is a hippopotamus.” conveys a clumsy acrobat, while “The hippopotamus is an acrobat.” conveys an agile hippopotamus." However, the degree of change of meaning for predicate nouns is not as great as we see for verbs, ...

Google previewThe Web Designer's 101 Most Important Decisions (2012)

Professional Secrets for a Winning Website by Scott Parker

While Adobe Acrobat is the leading software ...

Google previewDigital Archaeology (2013)

The Art and Science of Digital Forensics by Michael W Graves

The Adobe Acrobat is a nonstandard purchase that will be necessary for this project. The ability to create porta- ble documents with security enforced on the front end will be critical to this department. Facilities Improvement A dedicated digital ...

Google previewClassrooms that Spark! (2010)

Recharge and Revive Your Teaching by Emma S. McDonald, Dyan M. Hershman

Adobe Acrobat is a program you can then use to modify the text and graphics of thefile. Be sure to setyour scan settings to Document, not Picture. Another option is retyping the document using Microsoft Word or another word processing ...

Google previewDictionary of it Terms (2009)

by S.k.bansal

ACROBAT : Acrobat is a program from Adobe that lets you capture a document and then view it in its original format and appearance. Acrobatis ideal formaking documents or brochures that were designed for the print medium viewable ...

Google previewThe Tarot Professional (2008)

by Jez Rogers

Adobe Acrobat is the industry standard programme for opening and reading pdf files, and it's free, but it doesn't create pdf files. If your dtp doesn't publish as pdf you can buy (or download free) any one of a number of programmes that will do ...

Google previewGovernance of Innovation Systems: Volume 2 Case Studies in Innovation Policy (2005)

Case Studies in Innovation Policy by OECD

Software: 1987-1996, Acrobat is a trademark of ADOBE. All rights reserved. OECD grants you the right to use one copy of this Program for your personal use only. Unauthorised reproduction, lending, hiring, transmission or distribution of any ...

Google previewMental Leaps (1996)

Analogy in Creative Thought by Keith James Holyoak, Paul Thagard

For example, "The acrobat is a hippopotamus" describes a clumsy acrobat, whereas "The hippopotamus is an acrobat" describes an agile hippopotamus.

Google previewLes Misérables Vol II: Marius, Saint-Denis and Idyll of the Rue Plumet (2016)

by Victor Hugo

a kitchen is a laboratory, a dancer is a professor, an acrobat is a gymnast, a boxer is a pugilist, an apothecary is a chemist, a wigmaker is an artist, a hodman is an architect, a jockey is a sportsman, ...

Google previewLes Miserables (2017)

by Victor Hugo

a kitchen is a laboratory, a dancer is a professor, an acrobat is a gymnast, a boxer is a pugilist, an apothecary is a chemist, a wigmaker is an artist, a hodman is an architect, a jockey is a sportsman, ...

Google previewThe Kingfisher First Dictionary (2004)

by John Grisewood

acrobat An acrobat is a person who can do difficult balancing tricks. across ...

Google previewComp It Up: A Studio Skills Foundation (2010)

by Rose Gonnella, Christopher J. Navetta

Adobe Acrobat is a software tool that “encapsulates” the Figure 4-1 Left to right: Adobe Photoshop screenshot/workspace. Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part.

Google previewUnderstanding Word and Sentence (1991)

by G.B. Simpson

Thus, "The acrobat is a hippopotamus" conveys a clumsy acrobat, whereas "The hippopatomus is an acrobat" conveys an agile hippopotamus. The interpretation of noun-noun concepts should parallel this finding. That is, the first noun should ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Pre-press and Production (2017)

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris

Acrobat Professional can transform PostScript, Word, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of Information Technology (2007)

by Atlantic

Acrobat A document exchange software from Adobe Systems, Inc., Acrobat provides a platform- independent means of creating, viewing, and printing documents. Acrobat can convert a DOS, Windows, UNIX or Macintosh document into a ...

Google previewThe Big Dictionary of Dreams (2015)

The Ultimate Resource for Interpreting Your Dreams by Martha Clarke

Acrobat An acrobat symbolizes inversion—a need to reverse the situation in all crises (personal, moral, collective, historical). Therefore, to see yourself, or an acrobat, pirouetting in a dream warns you against a situation of instability, because ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Computer Science (2016)

by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi, Anne Kerr

Acrobat Trademark A program produced by Adobe Systems Inc. for the production and manipulation of portable document format (*PDF) files. Adobe Reader is a utility for reading, displaying, and printing PDF files, and is available free.

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Acrobat, ak′robat,n.a ropedancer: a tumbler: a vaulter. —adj.Acrobat′ ic.—n.

Google previewThe Illustrated Dream Dictionary (2006)

by Russell Grant

ACROBAT • See also: Performing. Watch them perform and it's a warning not to ...

Google previewLittle Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2014)

by Julia Cresswell

acrobat. The earliest acrobats were tightrope walkers, which explains why the word derives from Greek akrobatos, 'walking on tiptoe'. The akro- part of akrobatos meant ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Accounting (2016)

by Jonathan Law

(Adobe Acrobat) A software application produced by Adobe Systems Inc., used for producing and viewing electronic documents. The file format, known as PDF ( portable document format), allows an exact reproduction of printed text, including ...

Google previewMy Big Sticker Dictionary (2005)

by Archie Oliver, Hinkler Books

acrobat. An acrobat is a person who does tricks like flips and somersaults. Many acrobats can swing on a trapeze and walk on a tightrope. across. Across means from one side to another. There is a bridge across the river. actor. An actor is a ...

Google previewA Franz Kafka Encyclopedia (2005)

by Richard T. Gray

the impresario who manages the Trapezkiinstler, the trapeze acrobat who is the story's protagonist. As in many of Kafka's other artist stories in which such a figure appears, for example "Auf der ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

acquit see QUIT acre see ACoRN acrid see ACID acrobat [E19th] The earliest acrobats were ...

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The politician is an acrobat. He keeps his balance by saying the opposite of what he does. (Maurice Barres)
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Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1B3A1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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