Vorlage

[ fohr-lah-guh ]
/ ˈfoʊrˌlɑ gə /

noun, plural Vor·la·ge. German.

a position in which a skier leans forward but keeps the heels in contact with the skis.
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British Dictionary definitions for vorlage

Vorlage

/ German (ˈfoːrlaːɡə) /

noun

skiing a position in which a skier leans forward but keeps his heels on the skis

Word Origin for Vorlage

from vor before, in front of + Lage position, stance
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Word Origin and History for vorlage

vorlage


n.

1939, from German vorlage, from vorlegen "to lean forward," from vor (see fore) + legen (see lay (v.)).

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