Definition of Speed skate

1. Noun. An ice skate with a long blade; worn for racing.

Exact synonyms: Racing Skate
Generic synonyms: Ice Skate



2. Verb. Race on skates.
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Race, Run
Entails: Skate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Speed Skate

speed freak
speed freaks
speed hump
speed humps
speed indicator
speed limit
speed limiter
speed limits
speed loader
speed loaders
speed networking
speed of light
speed of sound
speed queen
speed run
speed skate (current term)
speed skater
speed skating
speed trap
speed traps
speed up
speedball
speedballed
speedballer
speedballers
speedballing
speedboarder
speedboarders
speedboarding

Literary usage of Speed skate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"... speed-skate, which by its nature has added considerable grace to the stroke. The principle of this stroke is a gentle falling of the body from side to ..."

2. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"... by the speed-skate, which by its nature has added considerable grace to the stroke. The principle of this stroke is a gentle falling of the body from ..."

3. Goudie's Perpetual Sleigh Road Supersedes the Railway by David R Goudie (1874)
"... as may be demonstrated in skating ; for example, you have no doubt noticed that a man could—if going at a very high rate of speed—skate over a piece of ..."

4. English Figure Skating: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Skating in the by Edward Frederic Benson (1908)
"With the evolution of the speed-skate and its long runner not curved, as in the skate for figures on a definite radius, we have nothing to do, and curiously ..."

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