tombé

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tom·bé

 (tŏm-bā′, tôN-)
n.
In ballet, a leading or transitional movement done as a plié or fondu, typically used at the beginning of a sequence of movements.

[French, from past participle of tomber, to fall, from Old French; see tumbrel.]
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Francesco Tomba, 26, is undeterred by his lack of significant rowing experience.
piantassero un albero o una tomba. Lo scavo, era quello che contava dentro/sotto il terriccio del dolore-era lo scavo e basta: il fangoso lavoro memorioso necessario a estrarre i ricordi al di sotto (dunque al di sopra) del soggetto, al di la del piacere della memoria.
Il tomba au champ d'honneur lors d'une bataille au cours de laquelle les forces colonialistes employerent l'aviation et l'artillerie lourde.
Deputy Chief Ed Tomba said that the officers had the conviction that they were on a "gun run."
In a news conference broadcast by NBC, Cleveland Police Deputy Chief Ed Tomba said the time between the car pulling up and Rice being shot was 1.5 to 2 seconds.
Deputy police chief Ed Tomba said one officer fired twice after the boy pulled the weapon - which was lacking the orange safety indicator usually found on the muzzle - from his waistband but had not pointed it at police.
Cleveland deputy police chief Ed Tomba said Tamir was shot twice after pulling the gun from the waistband of his trousers.
Deputy Police Chief Ed Tomba said on Sunday that one officer fired twice after the boy pulled the fake weapon - which was lacking the orange safety indicator usually found on the muzzle - from his waistband but had not pointed it at police.
Besides Negreanu, the world number one poker player, Nadal beat Italian downhill star Alberto Tomba, past football legends Ronaldo and Andriy Shevchenko, and finally Dutch field hockey champion Fatima Moreira de Melo in the heads-up, the report added.
It is no secret that success in doubles is dependent on having great partners, I'd like to give a shout out to the partners in my national wins: Michael Krell, Joe Jacaruso, Al Tomba, Ron Eaton, Dan Flickstein and Sal Cataudella.