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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- A ballet movement in which the foot is extended in any direction usually followed by a beat against the supporting foot.

Usage examples (13)
  • He's so flexible he can make really beautiful lines with those grand battement kicks in first and second position (to the front, then to the side).
  • I attended the exhibition numerous times and often saw the social dancers gazing up at the giant screens, briefly trying to emulate a move - a leg-extending developp√©, a...
  • Brooke is a lovely dancer with nice lines, which she aptly demonstrated in battement kicks, excellent supported jumps in splits and attitude position (where the back leg...
  • Aussi j'ai entendu un battement d'ailes dans l'air, un battement d'ailes gigantesques. for more
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