en pointe


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

en pointe

; sur les pointes foot fully plantarflexed at ankle with full body weight taken through apex of hallux, and first/second metatarsals
References in periodicals archive ?
Technology solutions provider PCM Inc (Nasdaq:PCMI) announced on Thursday the completion of its acquisition of certain assets of En Pointe Technologies Sales Inc (En Pointe), an independent IT solutions provider.
Auteur de l'ouverture du score, Henri Saivet a donne le tournis aux Parisiens en pointe.
The all-male dance troupe celebrate both the beauty and the essential absurdity of classical ballet performing en pointe in glittering tutus, combining a loving knowledge of dance with a wicked sense of fun.
There is kitsch here, but also amazing images, as well as unexpected mischief: Michelle Fleet multitasks upside down in a cubicle, Charles-Louis Yoshiyama flies busily to NASA, Paul Busch orders coffee en pointe in a gray flannel suit and toe shoes.
It also requires excellent strength and muscle control to perform the precise movements without getting hurt--especially when dancing en pointe (on the tips of the toes).
length & shadow of duel stretch echoes vegetation ceremonies: my horse's nose en pointe, up-dose for the one, i reach plunger mute too slow: ear on the tracks.
How often can you lose 20 pounds, get en pointe and work with brilliant people," she added.
The audition is open to all dancers 14 years and older with a minimum of six years of progressive ballet training and four years of experience en pointe.
Hosted by Strictly Come Dancing's Erin Boag, it encouraged young people to break several world records, including largest number of football freestyle tricks in one minute, largest number of couples jiving simultaneously, the most ballet dancers en pointe for a minute and largest number of street dance moves in 60 seconds.
The print adverts are designed to emphasise the intense flavour of Tanqueray and use images of "intense moments" such as a ballerina en pointe and a trumpet player hitting a peak note.
En clair : tous les pays de l'Union devraient imperativement adopter la meme politique fiscale pour eviter une concurrence deloyale d'un pays a l'autre faute de quoi certains industriels tres en pointe pourraient etre avantages.