tele mark


noun (sometimes initial capital letter) Skiing.
a turn in which a skier places one ski far forward of the other and gradually angles the tip of the forward ski inward in the direction to be turned.

1905–10; named after Telemark, a Norwegian county Unabridged
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telemark (ˈtɛlɪˌmɑːk)
1.  skiing a turn in which one ski is placed far forward of the other and turned gradually inwards
2.  a step in ballroom dancing involving a heel pivot
[C20: named after Telemark, county in Norway]

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