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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
References in periodicals archive ?
If you have longer in the resort, you can ski to neighbouring Lenk using your area lift pass and also access extensive pistes at Zweisimmen.
beaucoup moins que] Vu que la situation de Cavalli n'est toujours pas claire, nous avons decide d'ecarter sa piste [beaucoup plus grand que], a explique Haddad.
I'm not sure how they can prove that, but I can confirm that the lifts are plentiful and quick, and the pistes are beautifully-groomed and maintained for every level from green to black.
For those brave, foolhardy souls finding their way around a vast expanse of unfamiliar pistes, the shortage of landmarks can be a problem.
Major organization : REeGIE MUNICIPALE DU SERVICE DES PISTES (30116464600012)
There are three smaller pistes in the group tutorial area plus strength and conditioning equipment.
Valfrejus in the Maurienne Valley Recommendation: short distances and a child-friendly offer on and aside the pistes.
We're talking 13 different resorts, more than 650km of marked pistes and about 200 lifts in total, spread over 14 valleys and about 400 square miles.
Rock the Pistes offers great skiing and great live music in one location
Pistes are groomed, safe trails demarcated by signposts and arrows.
The skiable area extends 2965 acres across a mountain range of six peaks and includes 165 named pistes.
With skiing pistes at heights of 1,700 to 2,000 m, the winter snowfall is usually between 100 cm and 200 cm.