quersprung

noun quer·sprung \ˈkf|erˌshpru̇ŋ, kəˈv|, |ār-\

Definition of quersprung

plural

-s

  1. :  a maneuver for avoiding obstacles in skiing executed by turning at right angles in the air using one pole as a pivot

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Origin and Etymology of quersprung

German, from quer transverse, diagonal + sprung jump, from Old High German, from the stem of springan to jump


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