an emblem (an eagle with wings and legs spread) on the obverse of the Great Seal of the United States
a skating figure executed with the skates heel to heel in a straight line
with arms and legs stretched out and apart
"lay spread-eagle on the floor"
stretch out completely
"They spread-eagled him across the floor"
"His residences spread-eagle the entire county"
execute a spread eagle on skates, with arms and legs stretched out
stand with arms and legs spread out
spread-eagle, spreadeagle, rout(verb)
A position of a body involving full extension of the limbs with both fore- and hind-limbs spread wide, usually referring to humans or heraldic eagles
A move in which a skater glides on both feet, the toes turned out to the sides, heels facing each other.
The spread eagle is one of the moves in the field in the sport of figure skating, in which a skater glides on both feet, the toes turned out to the sides, heels facing each other. It can be performed on either the inside or outside edges. It is commonly used as an entrance to jumps, adding to the difficulty level of that jump under the Code of Points. It is most commonly used an entrance to an axel jump.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A person seized in the rigging; generally a passenger thus made to pay his entrance forfeit.
Etymology and Origins
An inn sign adopted from the arms of Germany, indicative of the fact that the wines of that country were to be had on the premises.
The numerical value of spread eagle in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of spread eagle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3