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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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A foreign coach has also been hired by the winter sports federation to teach the basics of figure skating to the local kids and university and college students of the country.