giant slalom
noun Date: 1952 a slalom race for skiers on a longer and steeper course than that used for the regular slalom

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • giant slalom — Skiing. a slalom race in which the course has more gates and is longer and steeper than that in a regular slalom. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • giant slalom — gi′ant sla′lom n. spo a slalom race in which the course is longer and steeper and has wider turns than in a regular slalom • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • giant slalom — noun An Alpine skiing discipline in which the course is longer, steeper and faster than normal slalom, and the gates are spaced at a greater distance …   Wiktionary

  • giant slalom — noun a long distance slalom with fast, wide turns …   English new terms dictionary

  • giant slalom — noun : a long zigzag downhill run in skiing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Giant slalom skiing — Giant slalom is an alpine skiing discipline. It involves skiing between sets of poles ( gates ) spaced at a greater distance to each other than in slalom but not as great as in super G. The number of gates in this event ranges from 56 to 70 for… …   Wikipedia

  • giant slalom distance — didžiojo slalomo nuotolis statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Atstumas, kurį kalnų slidininkas turi įveikti vingiais leisdamasis nuo kalvoto šlaito pro kontrolinius vartus. Moterys šliuožia nuo 1000 iki 2000 m, vyrai – nuo 1000… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • Super Giant Slalom skiing — The Super Giant Slalom is an alpine skiing discipline. It is usually referred to as Super G and is considered a speed discipline along with Downhill (the technical disciplines are giant slalom and slalom). Definition Super G incorporates aspects… …   Wikipedia

  • super giant slalom — a slalom race in which the course is longer and has more widely spaced gates than in a giant slalom. Also called super G. [1980 85] * * * …   Universalium

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