glissade

[n] - a gliding or sliding step in ballet 2. [v] - perform a glissade, in ballet
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Glissade

Glis`sade' noun [ French, from glisser to slip.] A sliding, as down a snow slope in the Alps. Tyndall.
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Glissade

Glis·sade' noun [ French, from glisser to slip.] 1. A sliding, as down a snow slope. 2. A dance step consisting of a glide or slide to one side.
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glissade

noun (ballet) a gliding or sliding step in ballet
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glissade

(glĭ-sād´) a gliding involuntary movement of the eye in changing the point of fixation; it is a slower, smoother movement than is a saccade. adj., glissad´ic., adj.
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Glissade

• (n.) A sliding, as down a snow slope in the Alps. • (n.) A dance step consisting of a glide or slide to one side. • (n.) A sliding, as down a snow slope.
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glissade

(French: `sliding`), in ballet, a sliding step beginning and ending in the fifth position (feet turned out and pressed closely together, the heel of ...
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Glissade

To slide down a snow slope, either sitting or standing, using an ice-axe to control speed and direction.
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Glissade

[climbing] Glissading is the act of descending a steep snow- or scree-covered slope via a controlled slide on one`s feet or buttocks. It is an alternative to other descent methods such as plunge stepping, and may be used to expedite a descent, or simply for the thrill. == Methods == There are three primary methods of glissading: === Sitting...
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Glissade

A gliding step which usually connects two steps.
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Glissade

Descending moderate snow slopes under control by sliding on one's feet or rump. Glissading inappropriately steep or icy slopes is the cause of a surprising number of mountaineering accidents. Glissading only works in snow, not on ice, not on hard crust.
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Glissade

Literally, to slide. This is a traveling step starting in fifth position with demi-plie
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glissade

moving on snow without skis
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Glissade

a small leap to the side, almost a gliding motion across the floor.
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