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stem turn

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.


stem turn

noun

  1. skiing a turn in which the heel of one ski is stemmed and the other ski is brought parallel Also calledstem


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Word History and Origins

Origin of stem turn1

First recorded in 1930–35

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Example Sentences

From a cautious left traverse, a lifted stem turn gave her time to concentrate her full attention on the route ahead.

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