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A jump in dance from one foot to the other.

[French, from past participle of jeter, to throw, from Old French; see jet2.]




(Ballet) ballet a step in which the dancer springs from one leg and lands on the other
[French, literally: thrown, from jeter; see jet1]



n., pl. -tés.
any of various jumps in ballet with one leg thrown outward and forward.
[1820–30; < French: literally, thrown]


(thrown step). A spring forward, backward or sideways; grand jeté is a leap from one foot to the other.
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The en dehor is the foundation for most ballet steps, including first position, demi-plie, battement fondu a la seconde, pas jete a la seconde, and grand jete a la seconde.
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GRANDE JETE, who went for home too early in Cheltenham's County Hurdle and also uprooted the last flight, is my idea of the week's banker at Aintree.
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Suite a l'intervention des agents securitaires qui les ont empeches de s'installer, les vendeurs ont jete des pierres sur les securitaires, faisant deux blesses et causant et detruisant une vitre d'une voiture de la police.
Ce dernier a jete l'eponge suite a l'echec de l'equipe nationale de se qualifier au Mondial-2017, en se classant 4e lors du dernier championnat d'Afrique 2016.
For instance, during jete performance, while the gesturing leg is working mainly in dynamic contraction, the supporting leg is working predominantly in a static way, along with the trunk area, to control posture and body placement.
Dans une declaration au journal Achourouk, parue dans son edition de ce jeudi, 22 mai 2014, Habib Rachdi a precise que les accusations du syndicat de la securite republicaine a l'encontre de certains dirigeants de partis politiques ne sont pas annoncees du vide, accusant, en outre, le president de la Republique provisoire, Moncef Marzouki d'avoir jete les jeunes tunisiens en Syrie, notamment apres avoir recu les dirigeants d'associations religieuses extremistes.