chaîné

[ she-ney ]
/ ʃɛˈneɪ /
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noun, plural chaî·nés [she-neyz; French she-ney] /ʃɛˈneɪz; French ʃɛˈneɪ/. Ballet.

a series of short, usually rapid, turns performed in a straight line across the stage.

Nearby words

  1. chayefsky,
  2. chayote,
  3. chazan,
  4. chazanim,
  5. chazerei,
  6. chb,
  7. chd,
  8. che,
  9. che guevara,
  10. che sarà sarà

Origin of chaîné

1945–50; < French, noun use of past participle of chaîner to chain

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