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

Wiktionary

  1. skiingnoun

    A group of sports utilizing skis as primary equipment.

Freebase

  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. Robert Sykes:

    Gwyneth Paltrow was skiing out of control, what Ms. Paltrow did that day was knock down Terry Sanderson, pick herself up, dust herself off and ski off without rendering any help.

  2. Dominic Cummings:

    Lots of people were literally skiing.

  3. David Wise:

    It’s obviously easy to focus on the legs to start with, but most people don’t realize how much of your skiing is in your core and in your upper body, so I try to do things that engage all those things at once.

  4. Lindsey Vonn:

    I know it's a big achievement, but I have to focus on the skiing. I can't let everyone else's expectations get into my head. So that was my goal this weekend, just trying to ski my best. And I thought I did a really good job.

  5. P. J. O'Rourke:

    Skiing consists of wearing $3,000 worth of clothes and equipment and driving 200 miles in the snow in order to stand around at a bar and drink.

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