[ hed-stand ]
/ ˈhɛdˌstænd /
an act or instance of supporting the body in a vertical position by balancing on the head usually with the aid of the hands.
verb (used without object), head·stood, head·standing.
to perform a headstand.
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British Dictionary definitions for headstand
/ (ˈhɛdˌstænd) /
the act or an instance of balancing on the head, usually with the hands as support
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