ski pole

noun
a slender pole or stick, usually with a metal point at one end, a loop for the hand at the other, and a disk near the lower end to prevent its sinking into snow, used in skiing to gain momentum, maintain balance, execute certain jumps, etc.

Origin:
1920–25

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ski stick or ski pole
 
n
a stick, usually with a metal point and a disc to prevent it from sinking into the snow, used by skiers to gain momentum and maintain balance
 
ski pole or ski pole
 
n

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The ski pole handles shall be constructed of rubber type material to help reduce cold hands.
Skiers had one long, large ski pole carried between the legs as a brake.
Check the underlying snow layer with a ski pole, ski, or probe.
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