slalom
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Norwegian slalåm, literally, sloping track Date: 1921 1. skiing in a zigzag or wavy course between upright obstacles (as flags) 2. a timed race (as on skis or in an automobile or kayak) over a winding or zigzag course past a series of flags or markers; broadly movement over a zigzag route II. intransitive verb Date: 1932 to move over a zigzag course in or as if in a slalom

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  • slalom — [ slalɔm ] n. m. • 1908; mot norv. ♦ Épreuve de ski alpin, descente sinueuse avec passage obligatoire entre plusieurs paires de piquets (⇒ 1. porte). Course de slalom, descente en slalom. Slalom géant (⇒ 1. flèche ) , spécial (⇒ chamois) . ♢… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Slalom — zu zweit mit Inlineskates …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • slalom — SLÁLOM, slalomuri, s.n.. Coborâre pe schiuri într o succesiune de viraje. ♦ Probă din schiul alpin care constă în coborârea în două manşe a unei pante, prin anumite puncte de trecere obligatorii (denumite porţi). ♢ Slalom nautic = ramură din… …   Dicționar Român

  • Slalom — Sm Rennen durch einen ausgesteckten Kurs per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus nnorw. slalåm f., aus nnorw. slad geneigt und nnorw. låm Schleppspur und im Genus an Lauf (laufen) angepaßt. Die heute üblichen Fahnentore wurden… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • slalom — slàlom m DEFINICIJA sport 1. natjecateljska disciplina u kajaku i kanuu na divljim vodama, na stazama dužine do 800 m, s prirodnim i umjetnim preprekama 2. tehnički najzahtjevnija alpska skijaška disciplina s mnogobrojnim vratima i oštrim kutom… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • slalom — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. slalommie, sport. {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} konkurencja sportowa lub ćwiczenie sprawnościowe polegające na jak najszybszym i jak najdokładniejszym przebyciu trasy z rozstawionymi tyczkami, które trzeba ominąć… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • slalom — [slä′ləm] n. [Norw, ski track with an even slope < dial. slad, sloping gently + lom, trail] Skiing 1. a timed Alpine race downhill over a zigzag course marked by flag topped poles, or gates: see GATE1 (n. 8): cf. GIANT SLALOM 2. any race over… …   English World dictionary

  • slàlom — m sport 1. {{001f}}natjecateljska disciplina u kajaku i kanuu na divljim vodama, na stazama dužine do 800 m, s prirodnim i umjetnim preprekama 2. {{001f}}tehnički najzahtjevnija alpska skijaška disciplina s mnogobrojnim vratima i oštrim kutom… …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • slalom — / zlalom/ s.m. [voce norv., comp. di sla piegato, non diritto , e låm traccia dello sci ]. [serie di rapidi cambiamenti di direzione allo scopo di eludere gli ostacoli, anche fig.: fare uno s. tra la folla ] ▶◀ serpentina, zig zag. ‖ dribblaggio …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • slalom — → eslalon …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • slalom — 1921, from Norw. slalam skiing race, lit. sloping track, from sla slope + lam track (related to Norw. laan a row of houses; Cf. LANE (Cf. lane)) …   Etymology dictionary

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