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stem turn

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noun Skiing.
  1. a turn in which a skier stems one ski in the direction to be turned and brings the other ski around so that both skis are parallel.

Origin of stem turn

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for stem turn

stem turn

noun
  1. skiing a turn in which the heel of one ski is stemmed and the other ski is brought parallelAlso called: stem
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