sitzmark definition by Webster's New World
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the depression made in snow by a skier who has fallen backward
Origin: ; from German sitzmarke ; from sitz, seat (; from sitzen, sit) plush marke, mark
sitzmark definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A hollow made in the snow by a skier who has fallen backward.
Origin: Partial translation of German Sitzmarke : Sitz, act of sitting; see sitz bath + Marke, mark.