figure skating

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Etymology[edit]

figure +‎ skating. From the origins of figure skating, where skaters once skated out patterns onto the ice surface, making a design on its surface. This then evolved into the compulsory figures component of figure skating, that was latterly dropped from competitive judging.

Noun[edit]

figure skating (uncountable)

  1. A sport where people perform spins, jumps and other moves on skates.

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