B-boy or B-girl: A break dancer.

Crew: Group of break dancers.

Corkscrew: A spinning move.

Cypher: A dancer performs solo while peers react and judge.

Freeze: Stop and hold a position, usually with body in the air.

Go-down: A move to the floor.

Locking: Quick, continuous freeze and unfreeze, like someone in a strobe light."

Popping: A more fluid form of locking.

Six-step: Basic footwork that allows a dancer to rotate around an axis.

Swipe: Spinning move with body parallel to floor.

Top rock: Standing movements to music, usually prelude to more intense moves.