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sla·lom

 (slä′ləm)
n.
1. The act or sport of moving or racing in a zigzag course, as in skiing or kayaking.
2. A race that follows a zigzag course, laid out with markers such as flags.
intr.v. sla·lomed, sla·lom·ing, sla·loms
1. To move or race in a slalom.
2. To water-ski using a single ski designed so the feet are secured one behind the other.

[Norwegian slalåm : slad, sloping + låm, path.]

sla′lom·er, sla′lom·ist n.
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slalom

(ˈslɑːləm)
n
1. (Skiing) skiing a race, esp one downhill, over a winding course marked by artificial obstacles
2. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a similar type of obstacle race in canoes
vb
3. (Skiing) (intr) to take part in a slalom
4. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) (intr) to take part in a slalom
[Norwegian, from slad sloping + lom path]
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sla•lom

(ˈslɑ ləm, -loʊm)

n.
1. a downhill ski race over a winding and zigzag course marked by poles or gates.
2. any winding or zigzag course marked by obstacles or barriers.
v.i.
3. to ski in or as if in a slalom.
4. to move on or as if on a course with many twists and turns; zigzag; weave.
adj.
5. designating, pertaining to, or for a zigzag course with obstacles, barriers, or the like.
[1920–25; < Norwegian slalåm=sla(d) sloping + låm track]
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slalom

- From Norwegian sla, "sloping," and lam, "track."
See also related terms for sloping.
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slalom


Past participle: slalomed
Gerund: slaloming

Imperative
slalom
slalom
Present
I slalom
you slalom
he/she/it slaloms
we slalom
you slalom
they slalom
Preterite
I slalomed
you slalomed
he/she/it slalomed
we slalomed
you slalomed
they slalomed
Present Continuous
I am slaloming
you are slaloming
he/she/it is slaloming
we are slaloming
you are slaloming
they are slaloming
Present Perfect
I have slalomed
you have slalomed
he/she/it has slalomed
we have slalomed
you have slalomed
they have slalomed
Past Continuous
I was slaloming
you were slaloming
he/she/it was slaloming
we were slaloming
you were slaloming
they were slaloming
Past Perfect
I had slalomed
you had slalomed
he/she/it had slalomed
we had slalomed
you had slalomed
they had slalomed
Future
I will slalom
you will slalom
he/she/it will slalom
we will slalom
you will slalom
they will slalom
Future Perfect
I will have slalomed
you will have slalomed
he/she/it will have slalomed
we will have slalomed
you will have slalomed
they will have slalomed
Future Continuous
I will be slaloming
you will be slaloming
he/she/it will be slaloming
we will be slaloming
you will be slaloming
they will be slaloming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been slaloming
you have been slaloming
he/she/it has been slaloming
we have been slaloming
you have been slaloming
they have been slaloming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been slaloming
you will have been slaloming
he/she/it will have been slaloming
we will have been slaloming
you will have been slaloming
they will have been slaloming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been slaloming
you had been slaloming
he/she/it had been slaloming
we had been slaloming
you had been slaloming
they had been slaloming
Conditional
I would slalom
you would slalom
he/she/it would slalom
we would slalom
you would slalom
they would slalom
Past Conditional
I would have slalomed
you would have slalomed
he/she/it would have slalomed
we would have slalomed
you would have slalomed
they would have slalomed
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slalom

Form of alpine skiing made up of two different downhill runs over a winding course marked by gates.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slalom - a downhill race over a winding course defined by upright polesslalom - a downhill race over a winding course defined by upright poles
ski race, skiing race - a race between people wearing skis
Verb1.slalom - race on skis around obstacles
ski - move along on skis; "We love to ski the Rockies"; "My children don't ski"
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Translations
سِباق تَعَرُّج
slalom
slalom
pujotella
műlesiklás
slalomas
slaloms
kjøre slalåmslalåmstå slalåm
slalom
åka slalom
slalom

slalom

[ˈslɑːləm] Neslálom m, slalom m
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slalom

[ˈslɑːləm]
nslalom m
modif [event, champion] → de slalom
a slalom skier → un(e) slalomeur/euseslalom racer nslalomeur/euse m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

slalom

nSlalom m
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slalom

[ˈslɑːləm] (Sport)
1. nslalom m inv
special slalom → slalom speciale
2. vifare lo slalom
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

slalom

(ˈslaːləm) noun
a ski race down a winding course marked by flags; a similar race for canoes or in skiwater. a slalom race; a slalom course.
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