figure skating

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figure skating

n.
Ice-skating consisting of one or more planned sequences of required and optional spins, jumps, and dancelike maneuvers, originally consisting of a program in which the skater traced prescribed, usually elaborate figures.

figure skate v.
figure skater n.

figure skating

n
1. (Individual Sports, other than specified) ice skating in which the skater traces outlines of selected patterns
2. (Individual Sports, other than specified) the whole art of skating, as distinct from skating at speed
figure skater n

fig′ure skat`ing


n.
ice skating in which the skater traces intricate patterns on the ice and sometimes executes movements combining athleticism and dance.
[1865–70]
fig′ure skat`er, n.
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Noun1.figure skating - ice skating where the skates trace outlines of selected figuresfigure skating - ice skating where the skates trace outlines of selected figures
ice skating - skating on ice
Translations
krasobruslení
kaunoluistelutaitoluistelu
műkorcsolyázás

figure skating

npattinaggio artistico
References in classic literature ?
Pepper executed an ingenious pointed step derived from figure-skating, for which he once held some local championship; while Mrs.
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President Moon Jae-in and first lady Kim Jung-sook each donated $500 to a fund for figure-skating pair Min Yu-ra and Alexander Gamelin who represented South Korea for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
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