tumbler

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: tumbler

1
n
a gymnast who performs rolls and somersaults and twists etc.
2
n
a glass with a flat bottom but no handle or stem; originally had a round bottom
3
n
a movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: tumbler
1

n a gymnast who performs rolls and somersaults and twists etc.

Types:
turner
a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein
Type of:
gymnast
an athlete who is skilled in gymnastics

n pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground

Synonyms:
roller, tumbler pigeon
Type of:
domestic pigeon
domesticated pigeon raised for sport or food
2

n a glass with a flat bottom but no handle or stem; originally had a round bottom

Type of:
drinking glass, glass
a container for holding liquids while drinking
3

n a movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown

Types:
lever, lever tumbler
a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock
pin, pin tumbler
cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown
Type of:
impediment, impedimenta, obstructer, obstruction, obstructor
any structure that makes progress difficult
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