Meaning of kick turn

kick' turn"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Skiing. Skiing.
  1. a turn from a stationary position in which a skier lifts one ski to a point where the heel is nearly at right angles to the snow, then faces the ski outward, sets it down in the direction to be turned, and swings the other ski around so that both skis are parallel.
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