giant slalom


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giant slalom

n.
A downhill skiing race in which participants must pass between pairs of gates set along a course that is larger and often steeper than a slalom course.

giant slalom

n
(Skiing) skiing a type of slalom in which the course is longer and the obstacles are further apart than in a standard slalom

gi′ant sla′lom


n.
a slalom race in which the course is longer and steeper and has wider turns than in a regular slalom.
[1950–55]

giant slalom

A longer kind of slalom with gates farther apart and competitors free to choose their own line between the gates.
Translations

giant slalom

n (Skiing) → slalom m inv gigante
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