Definition of Ski jump

1. Noun. A steep downward ramp from which skiers jump.

Generic synonyms: Incline, Ramp



2. Verb. Jump on skis.
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Bound, Jump, Leap, Spring
Derivative terms: Ski Jumping

Definition of Ski jump

1. Noun. (skiing) The ramp used in the sport of ski jumping ¹

2. Noun. (skiing) A course prepared for ski jumping. ¹

3. Noun. (skiing) A jump made in ski jumping. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ski Jump

skewiff
skewing
skewness
skewnesses
skews
skewsymmetric
skewwhiff
ski
ski'd
ski-plane
ski boot
ski boots
ski cap
ski conditions
ski jacket
ski jump (current term)
ski jumper
ski jumpers
ski jumping
ski jumps
ski lift
ski lifts
ski lodge
ski mask
ski masks
ski parka
ski pole
ski poles
ski race
ski rack

Literary usage of Ski jump

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Norway by Gerhard Lemmer, Elke Frey, Helga Rahe (2001)
"The Holmenkollen ski jump is famous as I the largest ski jump in Norway, although I it is used only once a year, in March. ..."

2. A History of the Adirondacks by Alfred Lee Donaldson (1921)
"They will go out to watch the Norwegians ski-jump. After which there will be an elaborate pageant." If he had begun that way, ..."

3. Canada 2002 by Wayne C. Thompson (2003)
"It is worth taking the bus up to the observation deck of the 90m ski jump tower visible from all over the city. You'll learn about the refrigeration system, ..."

4. Canada 2002 by Wayne C. Thompson (2003)
"The whole history of the games is presented with exhibits, videos, costumes, memorabilia and a bobsleigh and ski-jump simulator. ..."

5. Western Canada by Paul-Eric Dumontier, Jennifer McMorran, Pierre Longnus (2004)
"The whole history of the games is presented with exhibits, videos, costumes, memorabilia and a bobsleigh and ski-jump simulator. ..."

6. Norway by Martin Gostelow (2002)
"Holmenkollen Only a 15-minute drive or train- ride northwest of the city is a 350-m (1150-ft) hill, crowned by a famous ski jump used in the Winter Olympics ..."

7. Ski-running by Willi Rickmer Rickmers, D. M. M. Crichton Somerville (1907)
"The outlook from the top of a ski-jump of any magnitude is indeed alarming; for note that the slope above the take-off is usually, and properly, ..."

8. Ski-running by D. M. M. Crichton Somerville, Willi Rickmer Rickmers (1905)
"The outlook from the top of a ski-jump of any magnitude is indeed alarming; for note that the slope above the take-off is usually, and properly, ..."

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