fouetté

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fouetté

(fwete)
n
(Ballet) a step in ballet in which the dancer stands on one foot and makes a whiplike movement with the other
[C19: French, past participle of fouetter to whip, from fouet a whip]
fouette - A spectacular pirouette in which the ballerina whips her raised leg around in an eggbeater motion while spinning on the other leg.
See also related terms for spinning.

fouetté

(a whipped movement). A step executed on pointe, the working leg whipped out to the side and in to the knee with a slight circular movement, frequently combined with turns as fouetté en tournant, to which it gives momentum.
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The first half of her fouette series was a tirade of single and double pirouettes to taunt the Prince.
Une brise chaude fouette le visage des premiers arrives en route vers les tentes dressees specialement pour l'evenement.
Little creates more ire than a misplaced fouette or two.
S'etendant sur 6,8 hectares, le camp des jeunes, implante dans une region abondamment boisee, privilegie par un paysage feerique et fouette par l'air marin, fait partie des curiosites de la celebre corniche jijelienne.
Its winning piece, "Fouette," named after a ballet movement, signifies how life is a stage upon which everyone can make a perfect fouette.
A birdlike presence, she's mesmerising: silkily supple, with wonderfully expressive, eloquent arms, and impressive fouette work.
La recession economique en Espagne fouette sans discrimination tous les secteurs y compris les medias oE ont ete recenses 10.
Le premier est survenu a Medinet Nasr (est du Caire) en plein jour, lorsqu'un pharmacien a ete surpris par des criminels armes essayant de prendre d'assaut sa pharmacie, et lorsqu'il avait essaye de resister, il a ete fouette et des tirs de feu ont ete entendus.
The fouette turn in classical dancing is a continuous turn that employs whipping of the gesturing leg and arms and bending and stretching of the supporting leg.
Attempts at classical movement break and yet one female dancer regains her control and whips off more than 50 fouette turns as if she were in ``Swan Lake.
She also danced her way into the record books last year after completing the highest number of consecutive fouette motions.
One could write an essay about the elaboration of Titania's arabesques, with their little jumps or whipping changes of direction, into the fouette and saute combinations for the Figures of Theseus' court; the "poetry" of the ballet is rooted in such precise, dancerly concerns.