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slalom

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EtymologyEdit

From Norwegian sla (steep, hill side) and låm (trail).

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slalom (countable and uncountable, plural slaloms)

  1. (uncountable, sports) The sport of skiing in a zigzag course through gates. (Often used attributively)
    Slalom is her strongest Olympic sport.
    The slalom gates are set closer together.
  2. (uncountable) Any similar activity on other vehicles, including canoes and water skis.
  3. (countable, sports) A course used for the sport of slalom.
    These first two slaloms have sixty gates each.
  4. (countable, sports) A race or competition wherein participants each perform the sport of slalom.
    He has won six World Cup slaloms.

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slalom (third-person singular simple present slaloms, present participle slaloming, simple past and past participle slalomed)

  1. (intransitive) To race in a slalom.
  2. To move in a slalom manner
    • 2013, Daniel Taylor, Steven Gerrard goal against Poland ensures England will go to World Cup (in The Guardian, 15 October 2013)[1]
      Gerrard plainly had other ideas as he set off on that final, driving run into the opposition penalty area, slaloming between Kamil Glik and Grzegorz Wojtkowiak and getting his shot away as a third defender, Artur Jedzejczyk, and the goalkeeper, Wojciech Szczesny, tried to close him out.

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slalom m (plural slaloms)

  1. (sports) slalom (event in skiing, kayaking or other sports)

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slalom m (invariable)

  1. (sports) slalom

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Slalom, English slalom.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /slǎlom/
  • Hyphenation: sla‧lom

NounEdit

slàlom m (Cyrillic spelling сла̀лом)

  1. slalom

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ReferencesEdit

  • slalom” in Hrvatski jezični portal