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alpine British & World English

Relating to high mountains

alpine New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

relating to high mountains; Alpine relating to the Alps

Alpine in alpine British & World English

Relating to the Alps

Alpine in skiing British & World English

The action of travelling over snow on skis, especially as a sport or recreation. Competitive skiing falls into two categories: Nordic (cross-country racing and jumping) and Alpine (downhill or straight racing, and slalom racing round a series of markers)

alpine house British & World English

An unheated greenhouse used to grow alpine plants

alpine touring British & World English

Another term for randonnée.

subalpine British & World English

Of or situated on the higher slopes of mountains just below the treeline

chough British & World English

A black Eurasian and North African bird of the crow family, with a downcurved bill and broad, rounded wings, typically frequenting mountains and sea cliffs

skiing British & World English

The action of travelling over snow on skis, especially as a sport or recreation. Competitive skiing falls into two categories: Nordic (cross-country racing and jumping) and Alpine (downhill or straight racing, and slalom racing round a series of markers)

accentor British & World English

A small Eurasian songbird with generally drab-coloured plumage