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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skatingnoun

    the sport of gliding on skates


  1. skatingnoun

    The action or sport of moving along a surface (ice or ground) using skates.


  1. skating

    Skating is a recreational activity, sport, or form of transportation that involves gliding or moving smoothly on a surface, usually ice or a smooth, hard floor, using skates. Skates are footwear equipped with wheels or thin blades depending on whether the activity is performed on a dry or icy surface. There are several forms of skating including ice skating, roller skating, Inline skating, and skateboarding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skating

    of Skate

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Skating

    Using ice skates, roller skates, or skateboards in racing or other competition or for recreation.

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  1. skin tag

  2. staking

  3. takings

  4. tasking

  5. gitksan

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skating in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of skating in a Sentence

  1. Steve Brill:

    Emilio Estevez was Coach Bombay to them, and they were very close, all the actors, so it was very emotional to see them together. And it was Emilio [ who ] said,' Why don't we just wait until it's on the ice ?' because they had to practice skating, and we weren't able to have dinners or anything because of Covid. I'm sure it would have been different, but because of Covid, the one time everyone was going to be together for the first time was everyone getting back on the ice skating together, including Emilio.

  2. Gil Hanse:

    I hate figure skating. I don't ever watch it. But every four years I watch figure skating because it's in the Olympics.

  3. Franklin P. Jones:

    It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.

  5. Courtney Donovan:

    We don't have an Olympics, so we are fortunate that the Olympic Committee allows us to come in and kind of show off our sport, in North America it is really hard to build up our skating clubs, it's hard to keep kids in the sport (when) they see gymnastics, ice skating and they kind of join those and ...stop roller skating.

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. butch
    • B. ectomorphic
    • C. equivalent
    • D. defiant

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