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alpine Definitions

adj

of or relating to slalom and downhill skiing. (compare nordic.)

relating to the alps, a mountain range in western and central europe.

name

. it has no permanent residents but around 250 commuter residents, who work on a two-week-on, two-week-off schedule.

noun

any of several plants, native to mountain habitats, often grown in a rock garden

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  • the 2014 winter olympics in sochi, russia, saw the debut of women's ski jumping. this continues a decades-long process of introducing new women's sports at the winter olympics (bobsledding in 2002, ice hockey in 1998, speed skating in 1960, and alpine skiing in 1936). at the first winter olympics, in 1924, about 4 percent of the athletes were women. during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, around 20 percent of winter olympics athletes were women. in recent years, winter sports fans have seen this figure skate past 40 percent. bls.gov

  • sixteen-year-old robert de la rochefoucauld was a young member of an old, wealthy, aristocratic french family, one member of which had been a friend of benjamin franklin. rochefoucauld had been educated in france and germany, where on an alpine outing he had met hitler. (32) when the nazis invaded france and imprisoned his father, rochefoucauld left his 47-room chateau and, answering de gaulle’s call, escaped to london via spain. cia.gov

  • charlie chaplain once said, “life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.” comedy can give people a chance to see the humor in someone else's troubles, and in so doing they can feel a little better about their own problems. can the comedy club experience be a bit like group therapy or at least a catharsis? now, joe and dr. alpine, you both said that this is true. can you think of any specific experiences, dr. alpine, in which this really helped you get through something? everydayhealth.com

  • all men's and women's alpine events will take place at a single venue, rosa khutor, an alpine resort located on the aibga ridge in the krasnaya polyana district of the northern caucasus. the alpine events of the games will begin with men's downhill on feb. 9, and end with men's super combined on feb. 14. factmonster.com

  • all men's and women's alpine events will take place at a single venue, rosa khutor, an alpine resort located on the aibga ridge in the krasnaya polyana district of the northern caucasus. the alpine events of the games will begin with men's downhill on feb. 9, and end with men's super combined on feb. 14. infoplease.com

  • site plan and sections - grand valley diversion dam, half a mile north of intersection of i-70 & colorado state route 65, cameo, mesa county, co 2004 | 24 x 36 in. (d size) | alpine archaeological consultants, inc.haer co-90 (sheet 2 of 5) | haer co-90 (sheet 2 of 5) loc.gov

  • dr. de luigi also is internationally recognized as a leader in adaptive sports medicine through his extensive experience with disabled athletes, holding positions as the medical director and head team physician for the u.s. adaptive alpine ski team and para-snowboarding team, medical director of the walter reed army medical center adaptive sports medicine program, and coverage of paralympic athletes at the united states olympic training center. mayoclinic.org

  • alpine strawberry, fragaria collina, fragaria insularis, fragaria vesca, fragaria virginiana, fragaria viridis, fragariae folium, fraise, fraise alpine, fraise de virginie, fraise des bois, fraise des bois alpine blanche, fraise des montagnes, faise sauvage, fraisier, fraisier craquelin, fraisier des collines, fraisier vert, fresa, mountain strawberry, potentilla vesca, potentilla virginiana, potentilla viridis, strawberries, virginian strawberry, wild strawberry, wood strawberry. medicinenet.com

  • the authors reported financial relationships with boehringer ingelheim, actelion, roche, bayer, thermo fisher, merck sharp & dohme, arxx, alpine, bristol myers squibb, inventiva, italfarmaco, genentech, sanofi, servier, medac, glaxosmithkline, pfizer, geneva, rofarm, novartis, a. menarini, acceleron, amgen, anamar, blade therapeutics, catenion, csl behring, chemomab, ergonex, glenmark, iqone, iqvia, eli lilly, mitsubishi tanabe, target bioscience, and ucb. medpagetoday.com

  • it wasn’t until my very last hike of the trip that my luck turned around. i was about ready to give up when i rounded a corner and caught a glimpse of an alpine lake. my hiking partner was leading the way and began to sprint toward the water. unbeknownst to him, a mountain goat and her kid laid in a snow pile about thirty feet away. i cried out in a mixture of excitement and fear that he would agitate her. she eyed us cautiously before collecting her baby and making her way up the rocky crevice, but not before i snapped a few shots. merckmanuals.com