jump turn

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  1. a turn in which a skier plants one or both poles in the snow in advance of the forward ski, bends close to the ground, and pivots in the air around the pole or poles.

Origin of jump turn

First recorded in 1920–25

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How to use jump turn in a sentence

  • Finally reaching the clearing, she brought up with a spectacular jump-turn and waited for Jerry who was close behind.

    The Cry at Midnight | Mildred A. Wirt