Jamb

Business / Construction / Jamb: The side and head lining of a doorway, window, or other opening. Includes studs as well as the frame and trim.

Doorjamb, Interior

Business / Construction / Doorjamb, Interior: The surrounding case into which and out of which a door closes and opens. It consists of two upright pieces, called side jambs, and a horizontal head jamb. These 3 jambs have the 'door stop' installed MORE

Rond De Jambe

Entertainment / Ballet / Rond De Jambe: Literally 'circle of the leg'. Actually, half-circles made by the pointed foot, returning through first position to repeat: creating the letter 'D' on the floor. From front to back rond de jambe en de MORE

Demi-Grand Rond De Jambe

Entertainment / Ballet / Demi-Grand Rond De Jambe: the leg is straightened and sustained horizontal to make the circle to the side. If not reversed, foot returns past the knee. MORE

Enjambement

Entertainment / Literature / Enjambement: (French, 'straddling,' in English also called 'run-on line,' pronounced on-zhahm-mah) A line having no pause or end punctuation but having uninterrupted grammatical meaning continuing into the next li MORE

Fouette Rond De Jambe En Tournant

Entertainment / Ballet / Fouette Rond De Jambe En Tournant: A turn made by using a fouette. For each turn the dancer stands momentarily on flat foot and in plie, as the working leg is extended in fourth position en l'air (or a la hauteur) front then whipped ar MORE

Grand Rond De Jambe

Entertainment / Ballet / Grand Rond De Jambe: the leg is straightened and sustained at grand battement height, with the foot making the circle high. Requires advanced 'extension' flexibility and strength. If not reversed, foot returns past the kn MORE

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