Associations to the word «Skate»

Pictures for the word «Skate»


SKATE, noun. A runner or blade, usually of steel, with a frame shaped to fit the sole of a shoe, made to be fastened under the foot, and used for gliding on ice.
SKATE, noun. Abbreviated form of ice skate or roller skate
SKATE, noun. The act of skateboarding
SKATE, noun. The act of roller skating or ice skating
SKATE, verb. To move along a surface (ice or ground) using skates.
SKATE, verb. To skateboard
SKATE, noun. A fish of the family Rajidae in the superorder Batoidea (rays) which inhabit most seas. Skates generally have small heads with protruding muzzles, and wide fins attached to a flat body.
SKATE ON THIN ICE, verb. (idiomatic) To be (or to place oneself) in a risky, potentially dangerous or delicate situation.
SKATE OVER, verb. (idiomatic) To avoid adressing or tackling.
SKATE OVER, verb. (ice hockey) To convincingly defeat.
SKATE PARK, noun. Alternative spelling of skatepark
SKATE PUNK, noun. (music) Alternative form of skatepunk
SKATE SKIING, noun. One of the two major styles of cross-country skiing, in which the skier proceeds on an even surface instead of tracks, using a technique which resembles ice skating.

Dictionary definition

SKATE, noun. Sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs.
SKATE, noun. Large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins.
SKATE, verb. Move along on skates; "The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter".

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