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I won a great giant slalom in Japan last week, and it gave me momentum for this final part of the season.
Hermann Maier

Meaning of "giant slalom" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIANT SLALOM

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIANT SLALOM

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Giant slalom is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIANT SLALOM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Giant slalom

Giant slalom is an alpine skiing and alpine snowboarding discipline. It involves skiing between sets of poles spaced at a greater distance to each other than in Slalom but less than in Super-G. Giant slalom and slalom make up the technical events in alpine ski racing. This category separates them from the speed events of Super-G and downhill. The technical events are normally composed of two runs, held on different courses on the same ski run.

Definition of giant slalom in the English dictionary

The definition of giant slalom in the dictionary is a type of slalom in which the course is longer and the obstacles are further apart than in a standard slalom.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIANT SLALOM

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giant size
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giant-like
giant-sized

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIANT SLALOM

Absalom
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Synonyms and antonyms of giant slalom in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «giant slalom» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIANT SLALOM

Find out the translation of giant slalom to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of giant slalom from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «giant slalom» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

大回转
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

slalom gigante
570 millions of speakers

English

giant slalom
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विशाल स्लैलम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سباق التعرج العملاق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гигантский слалом
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

slalom gigante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দৈত্য slalom
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

slalom géant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Slalom gergasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Riesenslalom
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大回転
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대회전
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Slalom buta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

slalom khổng lồ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெரிய ஸ்லொலோம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राक्षस स्लैलम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dev slalom
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

slalom gigante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

slalom gigant
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гігантський слалом
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

slalom uriaș
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γιγαντιαίο σλάλομ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

reuse slalom
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

storslalom
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

storslalåm
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of giant slalom

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIANT SLALOM»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIANT SLALOM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about giant slalom

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Hermann Maier
I won a great giant slalom in Japan last week, and it gave me momentum for this final part of the season.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIANT SLALOM»

Discover the use of giant slalom in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to giant slalom and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Sports Rules Book
Snowboard competitions consist of alpine events (slalom, parallel slalom, giant slalom, parallel giant slalom), freestyle events (halfpipe, slope- style, and big air), and snowboard cross. In the slalom races, riders race downhill ◾ through gates ...
Human Kinetics (Organization), 2009
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High-performance Skiing
The ski needs to have dampening characteristics like a giant slalom ski in order to absorb vibrations. The length should be similar to a conventional ski. Slalom and Giant Slalom Skis. For high-performance racing, decide whether to race on ...
John Yacenda, 1998
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Skiing
COMING EVENTS WORLD CUP SCHEDULE First Period DECEMBER 4-7: Men's Downhill & Giant Slalom, Women's Downhill & Giant Slalom, Val d'lsere, France. DECEMBER 12-13: Women's Downhill & Slalom, Cortina, Italy. DECEMBER ...
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Skiing
December 15: Men's Giant Slalom & Combined, La Villa, Italy. December 17: Men's Slalom, Madonna di Campiglio, Italy. December 20-21: Women's Downhill & Giant Slalom, Haus, Austria. December 20-21: Men's Slalom & Giant Slalom, ...
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Skiing
ZIP B3 COMING EVENTS continued MARCH 13-16: Men's Slalom, Giant Slalom, & Parallel, Saalbach, Austria. XIII OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES, LAKE PLACID, N.Y. FEBRUARY 14: Men's Downhill, Men's 30-km X-C. FEBRUARY 15: Women's ...
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Skiing
JANUARY 21: Men's Giant Slalom, Adelboden, Switzerland. JANUARY 23: Women's Slalom, Mari- bor, Yugoslavia. JANUARY 25-26: Women's Slalom & Giant Slalom, St. Gervais/Megeve, France. JANUARY 26-27: Men's Downhill, Slalom, ...
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Skiing
WORLD CUP SCHEDULE FEBRUARY 26-27: Women's Slalom & Giant Slalom, Waterville Valley, N.H. FEBRUARY 28-29: Men's Slalom & Giant Slalom, Waterville Valley, N.H. MARCH 1: Women's Giant Slalom, Mont Ste.-Anne, Que. MARCH ...
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Exercise and Sport Science
There were significant correlations between 50% peak torque decrement and FIS points in slalom for men (r = -0.80) and women (r = -0.78), and for men (r = -0.75) in giant slalom. Muscle and Blood Lactate Muscle and blood lactate are ...
William E. Garrett, Donald T. Kirkendall, 2000
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Skiing
COMING EVENTS (continued) Giant Slalom, Folgarida, Italy. JANUARY 30-31: Men's Slalom & Giant Slalom, Sella Nevea, Italy. JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 1: Women's Slalom & Giant Slalom, Abe- tone, Italy. FEBRUARY 2: Men's Giant Slalom ...
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Skiing
JANUARY 6: Men's Downhill, Pra- Loup, France. JANUARY 7: Women's Downhills (2), Pfronten, West Germany. JANUARY 8: Men's Slalom, Lenggries, West Germany. JANUARY 9-10: Women's Slalom & Giant Slalom, Berchtesgaden, West ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIANT SLALOM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term giant slalom is used in the context of the following news items.
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Three new sports added to 2017 Winter Universiade
... the combined classification), new parallel slalom snowboard competition (besides the giant slalom) and aerials in addition to freestyle skiing, ... «Daijiworld.com, Jul 15»
2
Malabar River Festival on July 23
A release listed the events as Freestyle (M/W) Pro; Giant Slalom (M/W) Pro; BoaterX (M/W) Pro; Time-trials & BoaterX (Mixed) Intermediate; ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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2017 Winter Universiade adds three new events
... combined classification), new parallel slalom snowboard competition (besides the giant slalom) and the aerials in addition to freestyle skiing. «Tengrinews, Jul 15»
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Cas confirms Vanessa-Mae broke no rules in Olympic qualification
Vanessa-Mae finished last of 67 racers in the two-run giant slalom at the Sochi Olympics and is eligible to qualify for the 2018 version in ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Snowboarders concerned Olympics future
While parallel giant slalom will still be included in the 2018 Games, it is a bigger ... Remmelink said the similarity of the two events - giant slalom ... «Colorado Springs Gazette, Jul 15»
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Vanessa Mae has four-year skiing ban overturned by CAS
FIS issued a statement in November saying that it had "found to its comfortable satisfaction" that the results of the four ladies giant slalom races ... «SkySports, Jun 15»
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Teenager tops World Cup veterans in US Alpine giant slalom
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — Teenager Nina O'Brien captured the giant slalom title Thursday at the U.S. Alpine Championships against ... «Boston Globe, Mar 15»
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Fenninger pips Maze in giant slalom for overall title
But the Austrian pulled out all the stops in bad visibility down the Roc de Fer piste to win the giant slalom in an aggregate time of 2min 26.91sec ... «Yahoo Sports, Mar 15»
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Hirscher clinches Overall and Giant Slalom skiing World Cup double …
Austrian Marcel Hirscher's fourth place in Meribel was enough to ensure he could not be beaten to this year's Giant Slalom Crystal Globe. «euronews, Mar 15»
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Hirscher claims World Cup giant slalom title
KRANJSKA GORA, SLOVENIA – Marcel Hirscher sealed the World Cup giant slalom title and took another step toward the overall prize when ... «The Japan Times, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Giant slalom [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/giant-slalom>. Feb 2021 ».
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