Definition of springing
1 : spring 5
2 : a point where an arch rises from its support
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The charge to the vault is followed by the springing jump on the platform to greet the vault followed by the move and then sticking the landing.
On the foot’s way to stopping, or to twisting or springing to the next step, the sole’s intricate designs stick, then slip, then stick.
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