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Edges: See inside edge or outside edge.

Edge jump: A jump in which the skater takes off from the entry edge of the skating foot, without bringing the free foot in contact with the ice to assist the takeoff.

Egg beater: A synchronized skating formation consisting of two interleaved wheels.

Eligible skater: A skater eligible to compete under the rules of national and international governing bodies.

Elimination round: Groups of initial performances, the judging of which is used to reduce the number of competitors in an event to a smaller number of skaters who then perform again in a final round.

Exhibition lifts: The group of lifts used in exhibitions and shows whose use is not permitted in pair skating competitions.

Extra elements: Elements in addition to the required elements in a short program, the inclusion of which will result in mandatory deductions.


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