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A movement like a small hop in which there is no transfer of weight from one foot to the other.
- ‘An 1817 manual described step sequences that required sissoné, two varieties of échappé, temps levé, and glissade.’
- ‘The dancers perform temps levé in unison.’
- ‘The grand allegro is a large jump combination including temps levé in arabesque, grand jeté and tour jeté.’
- ‘You could precede it all by a temps levé.’
French, literally ‘raised time’.
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