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ski jump

noun
1.
a snow-covered chute or slide at the side of a hill or built up on top of the hill, the base of the chute having a horizontal ramp that enables a skier to speed down the chute, take off at the end of the ramp, and land further down the hill.
2.
a jump made by a skier from a ski jump.
3.
to execute or make a ski jump.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
Related forms
ski jumper, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ski jump

ski jump

noun
1.
a high ramp overhanging a slope from which skiers compete to make the longest jump
verb
2.
(intransitive) to perform a ski jump
Derived Forms
ski jumper, noun
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