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piste

 (pēst)
n.
1. A ski trail with an artificially prepared surface of packed snow.
2. An unpaved road or beaten track.

[French, from Italian pista, from obsolete pistare, to trample down, variant of pestare; see piston.]

piste

(piːst)
n
1. (Skiing) a trail, slope, or course for skiing
2. (Fencing) a rectangular area for fencing bouts
[C18: via Old French from Old Italian pista, from pistare to tread down]

piste

(pist)

n.
a track or trail, as a downhill ski run or a spoor made by a wild animal.
[1720–30; < French: animal track < Italian pista, pesta, n. derivative of pestare to pound, crush < Vulgar Latin, frequentative of Latin pī(n)sere; compare pestle]

piste

Prepared downhill trail.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piste - a flat rectangular area for fencing bouts
fencing - the art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules)
court - a specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played; "players had to reserve a court in advance"
2.piste - a ski run densely packed with snow
skiing - a sport in which participants must travel on skis
ski run, ski trail - trail or slope prepared for skiing
Translations
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piste

[piːst] N (Ski) → pista f

piste

[ˈpiːst] npiste f

piste

n (Ski) → Piste f

piste

[piːst] n (Skiing) → pista
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While the main ski area below has more than 200km of piste, this plateau is relatively tiny at 7sq km.
Velud piste par Al Hilal et le MAS Fes L'ancien entraineur du CSC est en contacts avec plusieurs clubs, parmi lesquels le MAS Fes (Maroc) et le Hilal Omdurman (Soudan), recent demi-finaliste de la Ligue des champions 2015, rapporte le site specialise Foot Africa365.
I travelled to Zermatt late in the season, and while there was little or no snow in resort, the slopes above were in near-perfect condition -- a combination of decent snowfall, high altitude and painstaking perfectionism from the resort's army of piste bashers and groomers.
For those going at Easter, Tignes has to be one of a few good bets for an array of open pistes late in the season.
It seems as if the boy did the last piste descent of the day on his own after asking his parents' permission.
His parents looked for him but couldn't see him so they went to the piste patrol and said, 'Our child has disappeared.
Hochoetz in Tyrol The offer comprises a wild animal pistes, a kid's fun park and extensive child care offers.
Now, off-piste means unmarked, unpatrolled areas that are easily accessible from the pistes and lifts, but which can be extremely treacherous and remote and often pose serious avalanche danger.
Alaoui dans une declaration a la presse, ajoutant que cette piste est ouverte aux differents clubs et associations d'athletisme.
Bradley Wiggins possede un palmares olympique impressionnant sur piste.
Not everyone has cottoned on to Bulgaria ski holidays yet, which means intrepid travellers can reap the benefits of queueless lifts and a healthy mixture of gentle, snaking runs and more challenging pistes in deep powder.