Definitions for skate
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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
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
move along on skates
"The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: sceadda , Saxon.
On sounding skates a thousand different ways,
In circling poise swift as the winds. James Thomson.
A skate is a type of athletic equipment used for various sports activities like ice skating, roller skating, skateboarding, or inline skating. It typically consists of a shoe or boot with wheels or a blade attached to the bottom, allowing the wearer to glide and maneuver on different surfaces. Skate is also a term for a specific group of fish related to rays, characterized by cartilaginous skeletons and flat bodies.
a metallic runner with a frame shaped to fit the sole of a shoe, -- made to be fastened under the foot, and used for moving rapidly on ice
to move on skates
any one of numerous species of large, flat elasmobranch fishes of the genus Raia, having a long, slender tail, terminated by a small caudal fin. The pectoral fins, which are large and broad and united to the sides of the body and head, give a somewhat rhombic form to these fishes. The skin is more or less spinose
Etymology: [Icel. skata; cf. Prov. G. schatten, meer-schatten, L. squatus, squatina, and E. shad.]
Skates are cartilaginous fish belonging to the family Rajidae in the superorder Batoidea of rays. More than 200 species have been described, in 27 genera. The two subfamilies are Rajinae and Arhynchobatinae.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
skāt, n. a kind of sandal or frame of wood on a steel blade for moving on ice.—v.i. to slide on, skates.—ns. Skā′ter; Skā′ting; Skā′ting-rink. [Dut. schaats; cf. also Dan. sköite.]
skāt, n. the popular name of several species of Ray, esp. those of the family Raiidæ and genus Raia, with greatly extended pectoral fins. [Ice. skata—Low L. squatus—L. squatina; cf. Shad.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A well-known cartilaginous fish of the ray family, Raia batis.
A type of sports equipment.
Skates are used in ice skating.
Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020
The numerical value of skate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of skate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Avoiding injury is the most important thing, i want her to skate every single day giving her best, in a confident manner.
Twenty-five years on the sex offender registry meant that I wouldn't be able to go to the skate park until I was 45 and by then, I probably wouldn't even want to go, if I had kids, I wouldn't have been able to go to their school functions.
We didn’t know when we will be able to skate again, so today we are like extra happy to be on the ice, i’m full of extra energy because I was collecting it for three days. It was nice to be out, and we got (in) a good, hard skate. I’m really hoping and I’m pretty sure that we are ready to play.
Happy During high school, I played junior hockey and still hold two league records most time spent in the penalty box and I was the only guy to ever take off his skate and try to stab somebody.
It didn’t hurt at all. It hurts less than falling on the ice when [you’re] learning to skate for the first time.
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- patinar, patíCatalan, Valencian
- brusle, rejnok, bruslení, bruslitCzech
- sglefrio, ysglefrioWelsh
- Schlittschuhlaufen, Rollschuh, Eislauf, Schlittschuh laufen, Skateboarden, Eislaufen, Schlittschuh, SkateboardfahrenGerman
- patinaje, patín, patinarSpanish
- اسکیت بازی کردن, اسكيت بورد سواري, اسكيت كردن -اسكيت, كفش اسكيت, سفره ماهي, كفش اسكيت رولر-كفش اسكيت يخ, اسكيت بازي-اسكيت روي يخPersian
- luistella, skeitata, rausku, luistin, luistelu, skeittausFinnish
- glisser, patin, patinage, patinerFrench
- reedridenWestern Frisian
- sepatu luncurIndonesian
- [[スケート]]を[[する]], スケートJapanese
- [[스케이트]]를 [[타다]], 홍어, 스케이트Korean
- тэшүүр, тэшүүрээр гулгахMongolian
- skeise, skøyteNorwegian Nynorsk
- łóóʼ adishishíNavajo, Navaho
- patinada, patinar, arraia, skate, patim, raiaPortuguese
- коньки́, [[ката́ться]] на [[скейтборд, [[ката́ние]] на [[скейтборд, [[ката́ние]] на [[коньки, [[ката́ться]] на [[коньки, скат, конёкRussian
- kaykay yapmakTurkish
- ли́жва, ковза́нUkrainian
- luibilasketam, sket, luibilasket, sketam, gladajukam, luibilasketön, sketön, gladajukön, gladajukVolapük
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