ski jump


ski jump
UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "ski jump":
singular ski jump plural ski jumps
1) a steep hill for skiing that turns up at the end so that when people ski off, they travel through the air before landing
2) a competition in which people go down and jump off a ski jump

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • ski jump — ski′ jump n. 1) spo a steep, snow covered track with a platform at the lower end, from which a skier jumps into the air, soaring to a landing further downhill 2) spo a jump made by a skier from a ski jump 3) spo to make a ski jump • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • ski-jump — ski jump, 1. a jump made by a person on skis off the end of an elevated runway. 2. an elevated runway for making such a jump. ski jump «SKEE JUHMP», intransitive verb. to make a ski jump or jumps: »The…photo editor wanted a picture of him ski… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ski jump — ski jumper. 1. a snow covered chute or slide at the side of a hill or built up on top of the hill, the base of the chute having a horizontal ramp that enables a skier to speed down the chute, take off at the end of the ramp, and land further down …   Universalium

  • ski jump — n a long steep sloping ↑platform which people go down on ↑skis and jump off to see how far they can go through the air in sports competitions >ski jumping n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ski jump — ski jumps N COUNT A ski jump is a specially built steep slope covered in snow whose lower end curves upwards. People ski down it and go into the air at the end …   English dictionary

  • ski jump — ski ,jump noun count a steep hill for skiing that turns up at the end so that when people ski off, they travel through the air before landing a. usually singular a competition in which people do this …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ski jump — ☆ ski jump n. 1. a jump made by a skier after gaining momentum by a glide down a long, usually artificial incline or track 2. such an incline or track …   English World dictionary

  • ski jump — ► NOUN 1) a steep slope levelling off before a sharp drop to allow a skier to leap through the air. 2) a leap made from such a slope …   English terms dictionary

  • ski jump — I noun a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump • Hypernyms: ↑ramp, ↑incline II verb jump on skis • Derivationally related forms: ↑ski jumping • Top …   Useful english dictionary

  • ski jump — noun Date: 1907 a jump made by a person wearing skis; also a course or track especially prepared for such jumping • ski jump intransitive verb • ski jumper noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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