Pronunciation: (hekt),[key] —n. Ben, 1894–1964, U.S. novelist and dramatist.
Pronunciation: (hekt),[key] —n.Gymnastics. 1. Also called bird dismount. a dismount, as from the horizontal bar, in which a gymnast releases the apparatus at the height of a backswing, sails forward with outstretched arms and legs, and lands upright on the feet.
2. a vault over a long horse with the legs and body straight.