stem turn

/ˈstɛm tɜn/ (say 'stem tern)

(in skiing) a turn in which the ski heel is pushed outwards so that the ski slides over the snow at an angle to the direction of movement.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • stem turn — stem′ turn n. spo a turn in which a skier stems the outside ski and brings the other ski around to it • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • stem turn — n. a turn made in skiing by stemming with one of the skis and bringing the other parallel …   English World dictionary

  • stem turn — noun a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it • Syn: ↑stem • Derivationally related forms: ↑stem (for: ↑stem) • Hypernyms: ↑turn, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stem turn — noun Date: 1922 a skiing turn executed by stemming an outside ski …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stem turn — Skiing. a turn in which a skier stems one ski in the direction to be turned and brings the other ski around so that both skis are parallel. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • stem turn — noun Skiing a turn made by stemming with the upper ski and lifting the lower one parallel to it towards the end …   English new terms dictionary

  • lifted stem turn — noun : a stem turn in which the inside ski is unweighted, lifted, and set down parallel with the outside stemming ski …   Useful english dictionary

  • stem christie — stem christie, = stem turn. (Cf. ↑stem turn) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stem Christie — The Stem Christie is a technique in skiing for turning. It is a refinement of the basic stem technique, where prior to the turn the uphill ski is stemmed (tail skidded outward) from being parallel with the downhill ski to form a V shape.The turn… …   Wikipedia

  • Stem (skiing) — The stem technique in skiing is a method for turning the skier. It is usually credited to Mathias Zdarsky, from Austria, who invented it in the 1890s. Its variations gradually replaced the telemark technique in Alpine skiing.The technique… …   Wikipedia

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