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stem turn Syllabification: stem turn
Pronunciation: /ˈstem ˌtərn/

Definition of stem turn in English:


A turn made by stemming with the upper ski and lifting the lower one parallel to it toward the end of the turn.
Example sentences
  • They are more graceful and faster than stem turns, or the other great ski maneuver - the Telemark.
  • Unsurprisingly, you start the downhill stem turn by pushing your downhill ski into a stem.
  • Skiers learn to use both skis independently, with step turns, stem turns, and one- or two-footed movements.
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