repechage

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French repêchage, from repêcher (to fish out, rescue), from re- + pêcher (to fish).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛp.ə.ʃɑːʒ/, /ɹɛpˈɪ.ʃɑːʒ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɹɛp.əˈʃɑʒ/, /ɹəˌpɛʃˈɑʒ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

repechage (plural repechages)

  1. (sports) A heat (as in rowing or fencing) in which the best competitors who have lost in a previous round compete for a place or places yet left in the next round.

Translations[edit]