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Definition of the noun ski jump

What does ski jump mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: incline / ramp = an inclined surface connecting two levels

Alternative definition of the noun ski jump

noun

  1. [skiing] The ramp used in the sport of ski jumping
  2. [skiing] A course prepared for ski jumping.
  3. [skiing] A jump made in ski jumping.

Specialised definition of the noun ski jump

Glossary of sports / skiing

a slope with a sudden drop at the bottom from which skiers jump in a competition to see who can jump the furthest (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Glossary of sports / skiing / ski jumping

the entire jumping installation consisting of run-up track with different take-off gates for changing the length of the run-up (the take-off gates are often replaced by a wooden bar attached rectangular to the take-off track in sitting height, which can be adjusted up- or downward depending on the snow/weather conditions), take-off platform (area for take-off at the end of the run-up track, incline 5-10°), landing hill, and run-out. (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

Definition of the verb ski jump

What does ski jump mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. jump on skis
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]He skated Penny | Tom jumped the horse
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective]Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state]Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Path Preposition] [Location]He skated Penny around the rink | He waltzed her across the floor
      [Theme - being] [Verb]Claire skated | The ball rolled | They waltzed
      [Theme - being] [Verb] [Location]Claire skated the canals
      [Theme - being] [Verb] [Oblique] [Adjective]Claire skated her skates blades blunt
      [Theme - being] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state]Claire skated her skates blades to shreds | She waltzed herself to sickness | We walked ourselves into a state of exhaustion
      [Theme - being] [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location]Claire skated along the canal

      Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): bicycle, bike, canoe, cycle, kayak, motorbike, motorcycle, raft, skate, skateboard, ski, sled, toboggan.

    • domain: athletics / sport
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic words: bound / jump / leap / spring = move forward by leaps and bounds

Film

"Ski Jump" a.k.a. "Take Off" is a 2009 South Korean film written and directed by Kim Yong-hwa. The film was the 2nd most attended film of the year in South Korea with 8,392,953 admissions.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ski Jump

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Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Sports & Games - Sports & Games (2009)

Sport that consists of covering the greatest possible distance in the air after jumping off a ski jump; the jumper's style is marked by judges. track During a ski jumping event, each competitor executes two jumps and points are awarded for style ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Games (2003)

by Daniel Bell

North Korea, Mongolia Sports: Figure Skating, Speed Skating, Short-Track Speed Skating, Ice Hockey, Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Biathlon (90 m ski jump as demonstration) MEDALS Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total Japan 29 23 6 ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

skiing, Alpine, downhill, or crosscountry skiing, skijoring, ski jumping, extreme skiing, ski lift, rope tow, chair lift, slalom, ski jump, downhill, christie, herringbone, Telemark, snowplow, wideln, wedge, stem, tuck, bathtub, bunny, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immigration and Migration in the American West (2006)

by Gordon Morris Bakken, Alexandra Kindell

The residents built a ski jump on Ecker Hill just outside of town and started holding competitions. Gaining recognition for its ski jumping in the 1930s, Ecker Hill and Park City hosted the U.S. Olympic team trials in 1936, the jumping portion of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement (2011)

by Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans

The two individual events both feature 10 km cross-country skiing, preceded by a ski jump from either the large hill or the normal hill. In the team event, first introduced in 1988, each member takes a jump from the large hill, followed by a 4 x 5 ...

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