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ski

 (skē)
n. pl. skis
1.
a. One of a pair of long flat runners of plastic, metal, or wood that curve upward in front and may be attached to a boot for gliding or traveling over snow.
b. A water ski.
2. Something that is used as a runner on a vehicle: a helicopter with skis for landing on snow and ice.
v. skied, ski·ing, skis
v.intr.
To travel or glide on skis, especially as a sport.
v.tr.
To travel or glide over on skis: ski a mountain slope.

[Norwegian, from Old Norse skīdh, stick, snowshoe; see skei- in Indo-European roots.]

ski′a·ble adj.
ski′er n.

ski•ing

(ˈski ɪŋ)

n.
the act or sport of gliding on skis.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skiing - a sport in which participants must travel on skisskiing - a sport in which participants must travel on skis
traversal, traverse - taking a zigzag path on skis
cross-country skiing - the sport of skiing across the countryside (rather than downhill)
ski jumping - the act of performing a jump on skis from a high ramp overhanging a snow covered slope
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
piste - a ski run densely packed with snow
Translations
lyžování
skiløbskisport
SkifahrenSchifahren
hiihto
skijanje
sízés
skíîaíòrótt
スキー
스키 타기
lyžovanie
smučanje
skidåkning
การเล่นสกี
kayak kaymakayma sporu
môn trượt tuyết

skiing

[ˈskiːɪŋ]
A. Nesquí m
do you like skiing?¿te gusta esquiar?
to go skiingir a esquiar
B. CPD skiing holiday Nvacaciones fpl de esquí
to go on a skiing holidayirse de vacaciones a esquiar
skiing resort Nestación f de esquí

skiing

[ˈskiːɪŋ]
nski m
to go skiing → faire du ski, aller faire du ski
modif [season] → de ski; [trip] → au skiskiing holiday nvacances fpl aux sports d'hiver
to go on a skiing holiday → aller aux sports d'hiverskiing instructor nmoniteur/trice m/f de skiskiing resort nstation f de sports d'hiverski instructor nmoniteur/trice m/f de skiski jump n
(= event) → saut m à skis
(= ramp) → tremplin m (de ski)ski-jumping [ˈskiːdʒʌmpɪŋ] nsaut m à skis

skiing

nSkilaufen nt, → Skifahren nt; to go skiingSki laufen or Ski fahren gehen

skiing

[ˈskiːɪŋ]
1. nsci m (sport)
2. adj (holiday) → sciistico/a

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.

skiing

تَزَلُّج lyžování skiløb Skifahren σκι esquí hiihto ski skijanje sci スキー 스키 타기 skiën skisport narciarstwo esqui катание на лыжах skidåkning การเล่นสกี kayma sporu môn trượt tuyết 滑雪运动
Skiing   

skiing

n esquí m, (el) esquiar
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