German wheel

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German wheel (plural German wheels)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see German,‎ wheel.
  2. (circus arts) An apparatus made up of two large, usually steel rings joined together by a set of parallel steel bars.
    • Big Top For Your Head, Orange Coast Magazine, February 1997 - Page 36
      First is the German Wheel, two metal hoops six feet in circumference, joined at six points. Inside, gymnast Chris Lashua rolls, turns and spins through a series of gravity-defying somersaults and acrobatics.
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