ski boot
noun Date: 1907 a rigid padded shoe that extends just above the ankle, is securely fastened to the foot (as with laces, buckles, or clasps), and is locked into position in a ski binding

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  • Ski boot — Ski boots are specialized footwear that are used in skiing to provide a way to attach the skier to skis using ski bindings. This ski boot binding combination is used to effectively transmit control inputs from the skier to the snow.Ski boots were …   Wikipedia

  • ski boot — n a specially made boot that fastens onto a ski …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ski boot — ski′ boot n. spo a heavy, thick soled, ankle high shoe for skiing, often having padding and supporting straps and laces around the ankle, with grooves on the heel for binding to a ski • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • ski boot — noun a stiff boot that is fastened to a ski with a ski binding • Hypernyms: ↑boot * * * noun : a rigid padded shoe that is usually made of leather or plastic, extends just above the ankle, is securely fastened to the foot by various means (as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ski boot — noun (C) a specially made boot that fastens onto a ski …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ski boot — a heavy, thick soled, ankle high shoe for skiing, often having padding and extra supporting straps and laces around the ankle, with grooves at the back of the heel for binding to a ski. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Ski touring — up a mountain slope. Ski touring is a form of backcountry skiing (or off piste skiing) involving traveling over the winter landscape on skis under human power rather than through the assistance of ski lifts or snow vehicles. It can take place in… …   Wikipedia

  • ski — [skē;shē] n. pl. skis [Norw < ON skith, snowshoe, strip of wood, akin to OE scid, OHG scit, thin piece of wood, shingle < IE base * skei > SHEATH] 1. a long, thin, wood, metal, or usually fiberglass, runner that is fastened to a kind of… …   English World dictionary

  • Ski binding — Alpine touring ski boot, binding, and ski crampon A ski binding is an attachment which anchors a ski boot to the ski. There are different types of bindings for different types of skiing. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Ski — This article is about the sporting device. For the related activity, see Skiing. For other uses, see Ski (disambiguation). A shaped, twin tip alpine ski A ski is a long, flat device worn on the foot, usually attached through a boot, designed to… …   Wikipedia

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