step turn

noun

: a skiing turn executed in a downhill traverse by lifting the upper ski from the ground, placing it in the desired direction, weighting it, and bringing the other ski parallel

Examples of step turn in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of step turn was in 1941

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“Step turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/step%20turn. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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