toe loop


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toe loop

n.
A jump in figure skating in which the skater, moving backwards, takes off from the back outer edge of one skate, makes a full spin in the air, and lands on the back outer edge of the same skate.
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toe′ loop`


n.
a figure-skating jump in which the skater takes off from the back outer edge of one skate, makes one full rotation in the air, and lands on the back outer edge of the same skate.
[1960–65]
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Ten threw down the gauntlet from the beginning of his program with a nearly perfect quadruple toe loop--triple toe loop combination that earned a massive 16.69 points en route to a free skate score of 191.85 points and a total competition score of 289.46, said the Figure Skaters Online.
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