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half·pipe

or half pipe  (hăf′pīp′, häf′-)
n.
1. A smooth-surfaced structure shaped like a trough and used for stunts in sports such as in-line skating and snowboarding.
2. A sports event in which a halfpipe serves as the course or area of competition.
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half•pipe

(ˈhæfˌpaɪp, ˈhɑf-)
n.
a course shaped like the bottom half of a pipe, used for performing skateboarding or snowboarding stunts.
Also, half′-pipe`.
[1985–90, Amer.]
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