sitzmark

sitzmark

[sits-mahrk, zits-]
noun Skiing.
a sunken area in the snow marking a backward fall of a skier.

Origin:
1935–40; < German, equivalent to sitz(en) to sit1 + Mark mark1

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sitzmark (ˈsɪtsˌmɑːk, ˈzɪts-)
 
n
skiing a depression in the snow where a skier has fallen
 
[German, literally: seat mark]

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