Meaning of school figure

school' fig"ure

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (in ice skating) any one of a group of sixty-nine different figures, skated in two- or three-circle figure-eight patterns, used to test various skating movements, a skater usually being required to perform six selected ones in competition.
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