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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.

1. An oncogene, ski (Sloan-Kettering Institute proto-oncogene), found in an avian carcinoma. The cellular form, c-ski, is a corepressor of Smad3 and regulates fibroblast...

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skiing

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 423 words.

Skiing can be divided into cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. Cross-country skiing (or Nordic skiing) is a low-impact, aerobic activity

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skiing

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 423 words.

Skiing can be divided into cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. Cross-country skiing (or Nordic skiing) is a low-impact, aerobic activity

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ski

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 65 words.

The noun has the plural form skis, and the verb has inflections skis, skied (pronounced skeed), skiing

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ski

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 65 words.

The noun has the plural form skis, and the verb has inflections skis, skied (pronounced skeed), skiing

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ski

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 71 words.

1. An oncogene, ski (Sloan-Kettering Institute proto-oncogene), found in an avian carcinoma. The cellular form, c-ski, is a corepressor of

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skiing

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 63 words.

Method of ‘skating’ on snow using flat runners (skis), made of various materials, attached to ski‐boots; the skier may also

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ski

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.

1. An oncogene, ski (Sloan-Kettering Institute proto-oncogene), found in an avian carcinoma. The cellular form, c-ski, is a corepressor of Smad3 and regulates fibroblast...

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ski

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 204 words.

absentee, açai, addressee, adoptee, agree, allottee, amputee, appellee, appointee, appraisee, après-ski, assignee, asylee, attendee, bailee, bain-marie, Bangui, bargee,

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<i>SKI</i>

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 37 words.

a gene related to v‐ski, the oncogene of Sloan‐Kettering viruses; it has no marked homology with other oncogenes.

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ski

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 201 words.

absentee, addressee, adoptee, agree, allottee, amputee, appellee, appointee, appraisee, après-ski, assignee, attendee, bailee, bain-marie, Bangui, bargee, bawbee, be,

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Ski

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

abbr. for super killer; any of a group of yeast cytoplasmic proteins that normally repress translation of an endogenous RNA virus. When Ski protein is mutated, a super killer...

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skiing

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Sport and Leisure.

The sport of moving across snow-based terrain with the feet clad in purpose-made boots that clip on to long, thinly-shaped wooden, metal, or synthetic-fibre runners (skis). For recreation,...

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ski run

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 25 words.

A marked ski route; see piste ASC; blue ski run; cable transporters; nursery slope; off-piste;

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après ski

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 13 words.

Broadly, the leisure activities (other than skiing) in winter sports resorts.

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Skiing, Freestyle

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

January 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1370 words.

Freestyle skiing goes back to the 1920s and 1930s. It includes tricks or acrobatic elements on skis in the air (aerials), but also on snow, such as ballet skiing, which is...

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Skiing, Extreme

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

January 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1569 words.

Extreme skiing, now more commonly called freeride skiing, is an extreme sport that developed out of downhill skiing. The sport is high-risk and involves skiing down steep...

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Ski Party

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 222 words.

Released in 1965, Ski Party was another in a succession of exploitation films made under the American International Pictures banner.

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water skiing

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 68 words.

Leisure activity and competitive sport in which a person skis across the surface of water while being towed by a

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Skiing, Water

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

January 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 2336 words.

Water skiing refers to a number of related sports in which participants are towed across the water’s surface. Depending on the sport, participants are towed on either one or...

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Ski Jumping

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

January 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 2573 words.

In the sport of ski jumping competitors aim to float through the air on very wide, long, Nordic-style skis as far as possible down a prepared, snow-covered hill, with both the...

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