inrun

noun

in·​run ˈin-ˌrən How to pronounce inrun (audio)
: 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, 6 Dec. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inrun was in 1941

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“Inrun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inrun. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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