inrun

noun
in·​run | \ ˈin-ˌrən How to pronounce inrun (audio) \

Definition of inrun

: the approach ramp of a ski jump

Examples of inrun in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Skiers start crouched on the inrun, then begin moving, gaining speed to prepare for takeoff. Charlotte Carroll, SI.com, "A Rookie's Guide to Ski Jumping at the 2018 Winter Olympics," 6 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of inrun

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Inrun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inrun. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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