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ski jump

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: jumping - the act of performing a jump on skis from a high ramp overhanging a snow covered slopeski jumping - the act of performing a jump on skis from a high ramp overhanging a snow covered slope
skiing - a sport in which participants must travel on skis
قَفْز التَّزَلُّج
skákání na lyžích
saut à ski
kayak atlama


(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.
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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When Kevin Bickner looks back years from now on his first experience at the Olympics, he'll always remember the overwhelming feeling of standing atop the large hill in Pyeongchang right before his individual ski jumping event.
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