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ski jump



  1. a high ramp overhanging a slope from which skiers compete to make the longest jump


  1. (intransitive) to perform a ski jump

Derived Forms

ski jumper noun

Example Sentences Including 'ski jump'

In one dramatic experiment carried out near the start of the research programme, 550,000 balls were sent tumbling down a Japanese ski jump.
New Scientist (2004)
MILESTONE FOR WOMAN JUMPER: Austria's Daniela Iraschko has become the first woman to record a 200-metre ski jump.
Toronto Sun (2003)
Still, anyone who takes on the ski jump deserves to be celebrated.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The McCahon family say the nose (McCahon's was a " ski jump ", the sculpture's is straight), the eyes, the hair, the mouth are all wrong.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
The nose is short, with a wide, sunken base, and in older sufferers it takes on the shape of a ski jump.
Paul Martin COUNTING SHEEP: The Science and Pleasures of Sleep and Dreams (2002)


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