toe loop
noun Date: circa 1964 a backward jump in figure skating with a takeoff from the outside edge of one skate followed by a full turn in the air and a landing on the outside edge of the same skate

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  • Toe-Loop — Toe|loop, Toe Loop [ tu:lu:p , to:lu:p, engl.: toʊlu:p], der; [s], s [engl. toe loop (jump), aus: toe = Schuhspitze, Zeh u. loop, ↑ Looping] (Eiskunstlauf, Rollkunstlauf): vorwärts eingeleiteter Sprung, bei dem nach dem Anlauf mit der Zacke des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • toe loop — toe′ loop n. spog a figure skating jump in which the skater takes off from the back outer edge of one skate, makes one full rotation in the air, and lands on the back outer edge of the same skate • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • toe loop — noun a jump in figure skating with a takeoff from the back outside edge of one skate followed by a full turn in the air and a landing on the back outside edge of the same skate * * * Skating. a jump in which the skater takes off from the back… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Toe-Loop — D✓Toe|loop, Toe Loop [ tu:lu:p , auch to:...], der; [s], s <englisch> (Sprung beim Eiskunstlauf) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • toe loop — Skating. a jump in which the skater takes off from the back outer edge of one skate, makes one full rotation in the air, and lands on the back outer edge of the same skate. Also called toe loop jump, tap loop jump. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • toe loop — noun Skating a jump in which the skater makes a full turn in the air, taking off from and landing on the outside edge of the same foot …   English new terms dictionary

  • Toe loop jump — The toe loop is one of the simplest jumps in figure skating.cite book |last=Yamaguchi |first=Kristi |authorlink=Kristi Yamaguchi |coauthors= Christy Ness, Jody Meacham |title=Figure Skating for Dummies |year=1997 |publisher=Hungry Minds |location …   Wikipedia

  • Loop jump — The Loop is a figure skating jump that takes off from a back outside edge and lands on the same edge. For a jump with counterclockwise rotation, this is the right back outside edge. It is named from its similarity to the loop compulsory figure.… …   Wikipedia

  • toe clip — Clip Clip, n. 1. An embrace. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. A cutting; a shearing. [1913 Webster] 3. The product of a single shearing of sheep; a season s crop of wool. [1913 Webster] 4. A clasp or holder for letters, papers, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tap loop jump. — See toe loop. * * * …   Universalium

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