What does skiing mean?

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ˈski ɪŋski·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skiingnoun

    a sport in which participants must travel on skis


  1. skiingnoun

    A group of sports utilizing skis as primary equipment.


  1. Skiing

    Skiing is the use of skis to glide on snow. Variations of purpose include basic transport, a recreational activity, or a competitive winter sport. Many types of competitive skiing events are recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and the International Ski Federation (FIS).


  1. skiing

    Skiing is a sport and recreational activity where individuals propel themselves across snow-covered terrains using long, narrow, flat equipment known as skis attached to their boots. It can take different forms such as cross-country, downhill or alpine skiing, each involving different skills and techniques. It is also used as a mode of transportation in some snowy regions.


  1. Skiing

    Skiing is a recreational activity and competitive sport in which the participant attaches long runners or skis to boots or shoes on the feet and uses them to travel on top of snow. Aside from recreation and competition, skiing has been used for military purposes and travelling in areas that experience heavy snowfall. Until about 1860 skiing was primarily used for practical transport purposes in snow-rich areas, from around 1860 skiing for recreation, exercise and competition was introduced. Many types of competitive skiing events are recognized by the International Olympic Committee, and the International Ski Federation.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Skiing

    A snow sport which uses skis to glide over the snow. It does not include water-skiing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skiing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skiing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of skiing in a Sentence

  1. Christian Ingels:

    I think everybody is surprised to start with when they look at it and it's not snow, it's green dry-slope material. After one or two runs, your mind is automatically adjusting so you feel exactly like skiing.

  2. Joe Pellettiere:

    With the COVID-19 that we're dealing with, [skiing] seems to be something that you can do well and social distance.

  3. Laurenne Ross by 0.13:

    It’s been coming and my skiing has been improving, i got on the lucky side of things today and I took advantage of it.

  4. Sylvain Piqueux:

    Enough falls that you could snowshoe across it, if you were looking for skiing, though, you’d have to go into a crater or cliffside, where snow could build up on a sloped surface.

  5. Associated Press:

    Four straight Olympic golds in the women’s super G for the skiing powerhouse of Austria. I just about can’t believe it!

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