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schuss

 (sho͝os, sho͞os)
intr.v. schussed, schuss·ing, schuss·es
1. To make a fast straight downhill run on skis or a snowboard.
2. Informal To ski, especially at a fast pace.
n.
1. A fast straight downhill run in skiing or snowboarding.
2. A straight steep course for skiing or snowboarding.

[From German, shot, schuss, from Middle High German schuz, shot, from Old High German scuz; see skeud- in Indo-European roots.]
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schuss

(ʃʊs) skiing
n
(Skiing) a straight high-speed downhill run
vb
(Skiing) (intr) to perform a schuss
[German: shot1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

schuss

(ʃʊs, ʃus)
n.
1. a straight downhill ski run at high speed.
v.i.
2. to execute a schuss.
v.t.
3. to schuss over.
[1935–40; < German; c. shot1]
schus′ser, n.
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schuss

- A straight downhill ski run, it is literally German for "a shot."
See also related terms for shot.
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schuss


Past participle: schussed
Gerund: schussing

Imperative
schuss
schuss
Present
I schuss
you schuss
he/she/it schusses
we schuss
you schuss
they schuss
Preterite
I schussed
you schussed
he/she/it schussed
we schussed
you schussed
they schussed
Present Continuous
I am schussing
you are schussing
he/she/it is schussing
we are schussing
you are schussing
they are schussing
Present Perfect
I have schussed
you have schussed
he/she/it has schussed
we have schussed
you have schussed
they have schussed
Past Continuous
I was schussing
you were schussing
he/she/it was schussing
we were schussing
you were schussing
they were schussing
Past Perfect
I had schussed
you had schussed
he/she/it had schussed
we had schussed
you had schussed
they had schussed
Future
I will schuss
you will schuss
he/she/it will schuss
we will schuss
you will schuss
they will schuss
Future Perfect
I will have schussed
you will have schussed
he/she/it will have schussed
we will have schussed
you will have schussed
they will have schussed
Future Continuous
I will be schussing
you will be schussing
he/she/it will be schussing
we will be schussing
you will be schussing
they will be schussing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been schussing
you have been schussing
he/she/it has been schussing
we have been schussing
you have been schussing
they have been schussing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been schussing
you will have been schussing
he/she/it will have been schussing
we will have been schussing
you will have been schussing
they will have been schussing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been schussing
you had been schussing
he/she/it had been schussing
we had been schussing
you had been schussing
they had been schussing
Conditional
I would schuss
you would schuss
he/she/it would schuss
we would schuss
you would schuss
they would schuss
Past Conditional
I would have schussed
you would have schussed
he/she/it would have schussed
we would have schussed
you would have schussed
they would have schussed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.schuss - ski downhill
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
ski - move along on skis; "We love to ski the Rockies"; "My children don't ski"
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Translations

schuss

(Ski)
nSchuss m
vi(im) Schuss fahren
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