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step turn

noun, Skiing.
a turn in which a skier lifts one ski from the snow, faces the ski slightly outward in the direction to be turned, sets it down, and brings the other ski around so that both skis are parallel.
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First recorded in 1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Sometimes he could hear her step turn at the door, once he saw her black dress as she walked away.

    Old Kensington Miss Thackeray

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