HyperDic: skid

English > 7 senses of the word skid:
VERBmotionskidslide without control
motionskidelevate onto skids
motionskidapply a brake or skid to
motionskid, slip, slue, slew, slidemove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
NOUNartifactskidone of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
artifactskid, brake shoe, shoea restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
actskid, slip, sideslipan unexpected slide
skid > pronunciation
Soundsskih'd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > skid: 7 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningOne of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects.
Part ofchute, slide, slideway, sloping troughsloping channel through which things can descend
Broaderboard, plankA stout length of sawn timber
Verbsskidelevate onto skids
English > skid: 7 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation.
Synonymsbrake shoe, shoe
Part ofdrum brakehydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
Partsbrake liningThe lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum
Broaderrestraint, constraintA device that retards something's motion / motion
Spanishzapata
Catalansabata
Verbsskidapply a brake or skid to
English > skid: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn unexpected slide.
Synonymsslip, sideslip
Broaderslide, glide, coastThe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
Spanishderrapada, derrape, deslizamiento lateral, patinazo, resbalón
Catalanpatinada, relliscada
Verbsskidmove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
skidslide without control
English > skid: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningslide without control.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThese cars won't skid
Example"the car skidded in the curve on the wet road"
Broaderskid, slip, slue, slew, slideMove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
Spanishpatinar
Catalanpatinar
Nounsskidan unexpected slide
skiddera person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
English > skid: 7 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningelevate onto skids.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderraise, lift, elevate, get up, bring upRaise from a lower to a higher position
Spanishelevar en plataforma
Nounsskidone of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
skiddera worker who uses a skid to move logs
English > skid: 7 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningapply a brake or skid to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderbrakeCause to stop by applying the brakes
Spanishderrapar, patinar, patinazo
Nounsskida restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
English > skid: 7 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
Synonymsslip, slue, slew, slide
Narrowerside-slipslide sideways / sideways through the air in a downward direction in an airplane along an inclined lateral axis
skidslide without control
submarineMove forward or under in a sliding motion
BroaderglideMove smoothly and effortlessly
Spanishdeslizar, patinar, resbalar
Catalanrelliscar
Nounsskidan unexpected slide

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