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sitzmark

[sits-mahrk, zits-] /ˈsɪtsˌmɑrk, ˈzɪts-/
noun, Skiing.
1.
a sunken area in the snow marking a backward fall of a skier.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; < German, equivalent to sitz(en) to sit1 + Mark mark1
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British Dictionary definitions for sitzmark

sitzmark

/ˈsɪtsˌmɑːk; ˈzɪts-/
noun
1.
(skiing) a depression in the snow where a skier has fallen
Word Origin
German, literally: seat mark
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