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halfpipe

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːfpʌɪp
 
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Definition of halfpipe in English:

noun

A ramp that curves up at both ends or a channel with a U-shaped cross section cut into snow, used by skateboarders, rollerbladers, or snowboarders to perform jumps and other manoeuvres.
Example sentences
  • The park now boasts a modern playground designed for under fives, ‘wacky and exciting’ climbing frames and bouncy horses, a skateboarding half-pipe and BMX ramps.
  • Then we found a skating rink that had a half-pipe and a quarter-pipe, so we'd go in there every Friday night, and a local ramp at a pool, which in summer is what we did every day.
  • A half-pipe is a U-shaped hollow cut into the snow in which competitors ski from one side to the other performing an array of tricks on which they are judged on.

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