heel-and-toe
adjective Date: 1827 marked by a stride in which the heel of one foot touches the ground before the toe of the other foot leaves it <
heel-and-toe walking
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  • Heel-and-toe — is a driving technique used mostly in performance driving [http://www.nasaproracing.com/hpde/heelandtoe.html] , although some drivers use it on the road in everyday conditions in the interests of effectiveness. It involves operating the throttle… …   Wikipedia

  • heel and toe — With strict walking pace, as opposed to running (also intransitive verb to use the heel and toe of one foot to operate both the brake and accelerator pedals, eg when driving a racing car) • • • Main Entry: ↑heel …   Useful english dictionary

  • heel-and-toe — heel′ and toe′ adj. of or designating a pace, as in race walking contests, in which the heel of the front foot touches the ground before the toes of the rear one leave it • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • heel-and-toe — [hēl′ən tō′] adj. designating or of a walking race or jogging step in which the heel of one foot touches the ground before the toes of the other leave it …   English World dictionary

  • heel-and-toe — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : marked by the alternating use of the heel and toe a heel and toe dance routine specifically : marked by the use of a stride in which the heel of one foot touches the ground before the toe of the other foot leaves it… …   Useful english dictionary

  • heel-and-toe — /hil ən ˈtoʊ/ (say heel uhn toh) adjective 1. denoting a pace, as in walking contests, in which the heel of the front foot touches ground before the toes of the rear one leave it. –verb (i) (heel and toed, heel and toeing) 2. to operate the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • heel-and-toe — /heel euhn toh /, adj. noting a pace, as in walking contests, in which the heel of the front foot touches ground before the toes of the rear one leave it. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • heel and toe — A driving technique where the driver places the left side or the toes of his right foot on the brake pedal and the right side or the heel of his right foot on the throttle pedal so that he can simultaneously brake and blip the throttle for a… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • heel-and-toe — slow walk, stroll …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Heel and Toe Films — is a TV and Film production company run by Paul Attanasio and Katie Jacobs located at the address of 2058 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404.The Heel and Toe films advert can be seen at the end of House, in which a foot comes down and crushes a… …   Wikipedia

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