half-pipe
noun Date: 1984 a U-shaped high-sided ramp or runway used especially in snowboarding, skateboarding, or in-line skating

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Half pipe — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Half pipe (homonymie). Un half pipe pour les sports d hiver …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • half pipe — UK US noun [countable] [singular half pipe plural half pipes] a smooth open surface that is shaped like a ‘U’ and made of concrete or snow that people use in skateboarding , rol …   Useful english dictionary

  • half pipe — half|pipe [ˈha:fpaıp US ˈhæf ] n 1.) a ↑concrete structure which has a rounded bottom and sides and is used for ↑skateboarding 2.) a structure which has a rounded bottom and sides, is made from snow, and is used for ↑snowboarding …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • half|pipe — or half pipe «HAF pyp», noun 1. a section of pavement or terrain specially shaped to allow skateboarders or snowboarders to do jumps and other maneuvers. It is usually a U shaped trough. 2. a snowboarding competition of halfpipe riding …   Useful english dictionary

  • Half-pipe — A half pipe is a structure used in gravity extreme sports such as snowboarding, skateboarding, skiing, freestyle BMX and inline skating. The structure is usually wood, although sometimes the surface is made of another material such as concrete,… …   Wikipedia

  • Half-pipe — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Half pipe (homonymie). Un half pipe pour les sports d hiver …   Wikipédia en Français

  • half pipe — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms half pipe : singular half pipe plural half pipes a smooth open surface that is shaped like a U and made of concrete or snow that people use in skateboarding, rollerblading, or snowboarding …   English dictionary

  • half-pipe — /haf puyp , hahf /, n. a half moon shaped chute or ramp used by snowboarders and skateboarders to provide a takeoff for a jump. Also, half pipe. * * * …   Universalium

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