Definition of batterie in English:


Line breaks: bat|terie
Pronunciation: /ˌbat(ə)ˈriː


[mass noun] Ballet
  • The action of beating the feet or calves together during a leap: the men execute dazzling batterie and tours en l’air
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    • Mr. Muruev displayed some prowess in his batterie and big leaps.
    • The speedy batterie; the sharp, fast releves and jumps on pointe that punctuate the ballerina's solos, and the quick transitions between steps, are not simply technically impeccable.
    • Over this base they start to develop the other things: the artistic sense of the movement, the technique - jumps, batterie, many things.


French, literally 'beating'.

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