stem turn


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stem turn

n.
A turn in skiing made by stemming the uphill ski, transferring weight to its inside edge, and bringing the other ski into a parallel position after the turn is completed.
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stem turn

n
(Skiing) skiing a turn in which the heel of one ski is stemmed and the other ski is brought parallel. Also called: stem
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stem′ turn`


n.
a turn in which a skier stems the outside ski and brings the other ski around to it.
[1930–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stem turn - a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
turning, turn - the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course; "he took a turn to the right"
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stem turn

nStemmbogen m
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