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ski pole

A lightweight pole with a handgrip, sometimes a wrist strap, and a sharp point encircled slightly above by a disk, used in pairs by snow skiers.

ski′ pole`

a slender pole or stick used by skiers for balance and propulsion, with a metal point below a ring at the lower end and a loop for the hand at the upper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: pole - a pole with metal points used as an aid in skiingski pole - a pole with metal points used as an aid in skiing
pole - a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
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lyžiarska palica
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(skiː) noun
one of a pair of long narrow strips of wood etc that are attached to the feet for gliding over snow, water etc.
verbpresent participle ˈskiing ; past tense, past participle skied (skiːd)
to travel on or use skis especially as a leisure activity. He broke his leg when he was skiing.
of or for the activity of skiing. ski-suits; ski-jump.
ˈskier noun
The slope was crowded with skiers.
ˈskiing noun
Skiing is her favourite sport; (also adjective) a skiing holiday.
ˈski jump noun
1. a competition between skiers to see who will jump furthest off a steep slope.
2. a steep snow-covered slope before a sharp drop, to help skiers leap into the air.
ˈski jumper noun
ˈski jumping noun
ˈski lift noun
a cable system with chairs for carrying skiers up a slope.
ˈski pole noun
one of the two poles that skiers hold in their hands and use while skiing.
ˈski resort noun
a place that has the facilities for skiing, where people go to ski especially on holidays.
ˈski slope noun
a snowy slope where people can ski.
ˈski run noun
a slope or a track for skiing.
ˈski track/trail noun
a ski run; a path taken by skiers.
ˈski tow noun
a ski lift; a cable system for pulling skiers up a slope.
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Authorities have said Caruthers punched the boy and stabbed him with a ski pole after the youth fell into Caruthers and his then 10-year-old son while snowboarding on a beginners' slope at the Mountain Creek resort in Vernon.
He said: "I was threatened with the beheading but there was a ski pole and I was almost at the stage of reaching for that and throwing it.
"I stopped and turned, but I'll tell the truth, the thought of running back to face the bear armed with only a ski pole slowed me.
Players typically attach a ski pole to a piece of industrial-strength piping to make mallets.
Hanne Wilhelmsen, a retired police inspector left wheelchair bound after a gunfight, is injured when a ski pole impales her thigh.
He whizzed after her, dragging her up from her crumpled heap and - when she failed to comprehend his hysterical chastisement - gave her three sharp slaps on the bottom with his ski pole.
* Drop your ski pole when you fall to avoid thumb and hand injuries.
While he rummages through dumpsters in search of second-hand clothing building materials kitchen items and anything else that might make life easier for his students and for himself he also recycles the tremendous amount of glass metals and plastics he finds with his diving stick: an old ski pole. He writes "I make a point of trying to practice compassion for other human beings but its tough when people cant be bothered to open the lid of a recycling bin and instead toss their empty six-pack of microbrews into the dumpster." His efforts to recycle other peoples trash are marked by muttered expletives.
"During those long stretches when no one is snapping an ankle or getting a ski pole jammed into his throat, the job has a lot of the trappings of a paid vacation," the critic wrote.
Since the skating technique attracted so much attention, cross-country skiing has become more and more aggressive, which is particularly obvious along the uphill sections of the race where there are a much larger number of ski pole victims (Stockleichen, or literally, ski pole cadavers) who suffer from injuries compared to the earlier days."
though today's shield is a snowboard, and the spear, a ski pole. Truly, time marches on ...
Aluminum, lightweight, two-piece telescoping with ski pole tips.