half twist

noun

Definition of half twist 

1 : a dive done in either pike or layout position from a springboard or platform in which the diver executes a half turn of the body on a longitudinal axis before entering the water — compare full twist

2 : a half turn of the body in the air on a longitudinal axis executed alone or in conjunction with other maneuvers (as on a trampoline, from a springboard, or in vaulting)

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