windhold

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Windhold is a compound of wind and hold.

NounEdit

windhold ‎(plural windholds)

  1. (skiing) A state in which ski lifts must stop running due to extremely windy conditions.
    With today's fifty mile per hour winds, all the ski lifts are on windhold.

ReferencesEdit

  • Schaad, Andrew, “Glossary of ski and snowboard terms”[1], Skis.com, retrieved 2 January 2011