Pirouette

In ballet, a pirouette is a complete turn, or a series of turns, on one leg.
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Pirouette

[dressage] A Pirouette is a French word for the Ballet reference, "to whirl about." A pirouette is a two-track lateral movement asked of a horse in dressage, in which the animal makes a circle with its front end around a smaller circle made by the hind end. Specifically, the front legs and outside hind leg should travel around the inside hi
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pirouette

[n] - a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet) 2. [v] - do a pirouette, usually as part of a dance
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Pirouette

A device invented by Huygens for increasing the arc (and therefore the momentum) of the balance-wheel in a verge escapement.   The balance-staff carries a pinion which engages with a vertical wheel of contrate form;  the pallets are on the arbor of this rather than on the balance-staff itself.
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Pirouette

Pir`ou·ette' noun [ F.; of uncertain origin.] 1. A whirling or turning on the toes in dancing. 2. (Man.) The whirling about of a horse.
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Pirouette

Pir`ou·ette' intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pirouetted ; present participle & verbal noun Pirouetting .] [ French pirouetter .] To perform a pirouette; to whirl, like a dancer.
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pirouette

noun (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
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Pirouette

• (n.) The whirling about of a horse. • (v. i.) To perform a pirouette; to whirl, like a dancer. • (n.) A whirling or turning on the toes in dancing.
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pirouette

(from the article `dressage`) ...and extension, all in response to barely perceptible movements of its rider`s hands, legs, and weight. Typical haute école movements include the ... ...specialized form of dressage, reaching its ultimate development at the Vienna school in its traditional white Lippizaner horses. Some ... [2 re...
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pirouette

(French: `to whirl about`), ballet turn in place on one leg. The pirouette is often done in spectacular series, which women usually perform on toe ... [1 related articles]
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Pirouette

Circle executed on two tracks with the radius equal to the length of the horse, with the forehand moving around the haunches and maintaining the exact rhythm and sequence of footfalls of the gait being used
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Pirouette

Old term for full twist jump
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Pirouette

A controlled turn on one leg, starting with one or both legs in plie and rising onto demi-pointe (us
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Pirouette

Dressage movement in which the forelegs of the horse describe a small circle, while the hind legs remain in place, one of them acting as a pivot.
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