glissade


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glissade

a gliding step in ballet, in which one foot slides forwards, sideways, or backwards
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They took their crampons off and scrambled over mounds of hard snow to the top of the glissade chute.
Glissade will be replacing the brewery's ESB (Early Spring Beer) in the company's seasonal line-up.
He's wearing orange coveralls and flip-flops, standing at the Boston Whaler's pedestal helm as we glissade over the dusky water.
Glissade features a soft arch while Velour's sleek and swept lines of bright polished stainless steel frame a satin finish.
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Ne vaudrait-il donc pas mieux repenser la glissade du droit quebecois vers le courant americain, tel qu'illustre par l'arret Bridgestone/Firestone et adopter cette derniere approche?
After what seemed an eternity, we got to the snowfield above our camp where we could glissade.
Not in the sense of one or two pages of stream of consciousness but in the way that constant use sees our hero glissade into the pubs, parties and clubs of the scene with all the grace of a witless idiot.
The imprudence of Professor Jardine's glissade into the heart of European history, to take on questions of traffic between Renaissance culture and the economy, is spotlighted by the nature of her factual errors and perfect innocence in the face of the historical background to her subject.
7 Finish your glissade by straightening both legs, with the arms in the starting position.
Selon une source proche des travaux du G20, la glissade des devises de plusieurs pays emergents, vue comme une reaction a la hausse du dollar et non comme une politique volontariste destinee a rafler des marches, n'est [beaucoup moins que] clairement pas un sujet contentieux lourd [beaucoup plus grand que].
The Company also announced the publication of 12-month primary outcome data from the GLISSADE study : a prospective, 40-patient trial that studied the Glyder Facet Restoration System in the treatment of chronic facetogenic pain.