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ski jump

n.
1. A jump or leap made by a skier, especially one in which the skier is judged on both form and the distance jumped.
2. A course or chute prepared for such a jump, especially one that ends in a platform used for takeoff.
intr.v. ski jumped, ski jump·ing, ski jumps
To execute a ski jump.

ski jumper n.

ski jump

n
(Skiing) a high ramp overhanging a slope from which skiers compete to make the longest jump
vb
(Skiing) (intr) to perform a ski jump
ski jumper n

ski′ jump`


n.
1. a steep, snow-covered track with a platform at the lower end, from which a skier jumps into the air, soaring to a landing further downhill.
2. a jump made by a skier from a ski jump.
v.i.
3. to make a ski jump.
[1920–25]
ski′ jump`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ski jump - a steep downward ramp from which skiers jumpski jump - a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump
ramp, incline - an inclined surface connecting two levels
Verb1.ski jump - jump on skis
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
bound, jump, leap, spring - move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
Translations
مُباراه في القَفْز بين المُتَزَلِّجينمُنْحَدَر القَفْز
lyžařský můstekskok na lyžích
skihopskihopbakke
síugró sánc
skok na lyžiachskokanský mostík
kayak atlama yerikayakla atlama yarışması

ski jump

n
a.trampolino
b. (also ski jumping) → salto con gli sci

ski

(skiː) noun
one of a pair of long narrow strips of wood etc that are attached to the feet for gliding over snow, water etc.
verbpresent participle ˈskiing ; past tense, past participle skied (skiːd)
to travel on or use skis especially as a leisure activity. He broke his leg when he was skiing.
ski-
of or for the activity of skiing. ski-suits; ski-jump.
ˈskier noun
The slope was crowded with skiers.
ˈskiing noun
Skiing is her favourite sport; (also adjective) a skiing holiday.
ˈski jump noun
1. a competition between skiers to see who will jump furthest off a steep slope.
2. a steep snow-covered slope before a sharp drop, to help skiers leap into the air.
ˈski jumper noun
ˈski jumping noun
ˈski lift noun
a cable system with chairs for carrying skiers up a slope.
ˈski pole noun
one of the two poles that skiers hold in their hands and use while skiing.
ˈski resort noun
a place that has the facilities for skiing, where people go to ski especially on holidays.
ˈski slope noun
a snowy slope where people can ski.
ˈski run noun
a slope or a track for skiing.
ˈski track/trail noun
a ski run; a path taken by skiers.
ˈski tow noun
a ski lift; a cable system for pulling skiers up a slope.
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