Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A posture assumed in skiing in which the skier leans forward from the ankles, usually without lifting the heels.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

German : vor, forward, before (from Middle High German, from Old High German fora) + Lage, stance (from Middle High German lāge, from Old High German lāga, act of laying).

Examples

  • For the first time in my life I heard German words like stembogen, vorlage, and sitzmark-words that you never hear on a ski hill anymore.

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  • Worauf ich stolz bin, ist der Tiger XDDDD Zumind. hoff ich, das man ihn erkennt als tiger x~X Hab den tiger mal ohne vorlage versucht XDDD (ok. .eigentlich hab ich noch nie einen tiger gemalt aba egal, ein löwe ist ja fast das selbe: 3)

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  • A vorlage (ˈfoːɐ̯laːɡə; from the German for prototype or template) is a prior version or manifestation of a text under consideration. It may refer to such a version of a text itself, a particular manuscript of the text, or a more complex manifestation of the text (e.g., a group of copies, or a group of excerpts). Thus, the original-language version of a text which a translator then works into a translation is called the vorlage of that translation. For example, the Luther Bible is a translation of the Textus Receptus. So in this case the Textus Receptus is the vorlage of the Luther Bible.

    July 19, 2018