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Out-Turn

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What Is The Definition Of Out-Turn In Curling?

1. The out-turn in curling is exact opposite of the in-turn. When a thrower releases the handle of a stone, it then rotates away from the body, or the elbow is rotated “out” and away from the body.

For example, for a right-handed thrower, the out-turn movement is counter-clockwise or they move their arm or wrist towards the right. For a left-handed thrower, the movement is clockwise or they move their arm or wrist towards the left.

Examples Of How Out-Turn Is Used In Commentary

1. Smith releases the stone with a bit of an out-turn, allowing it to curve around a stone and just make it across the hog-line.

Sports The Term Is Used

1. Curling

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