Definition of Skating

1. Noun. The sport of gliding on skates.

Specialized synonyms: Ice Skating, Roller Skating, Skateboarding, Speed Skating
Generic synonyms: Athletics, Sport
Derivative terms: Skate



Definition of Skating

1. Verb. (present participle of skate) ¹

2. Noun. The action or sport of moving along a surface (ice or ground) using skates. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skating

1. the sport of gliding on skates [n -S]

Medical Definition of Skating

1. Using ice skates, roller skates, or skateboards in racing or other competition or for recreation. (12 Dec 1998)

Skating Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skating

skateboardings
skateboardlike
skateboards
skated
skateless
skatelike
skatepark
skateparks
skater
skaterly
skaters
skates
skates (fish)
skateway
skateways
skating (current term)
skating-rink
skating on thin ice
skating rink
skatings
skatol
skatole
skatoles
skatols
skatoxyl
skats
skatt
skatts
skaws
skayles

Literary usage of Skating

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

1. Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum ...by George Knottesford Fortescue by George Knottesford Fortescue (1903)
"Official Handbook of the Departmental Committee for Figure skating. ... FOWLER (GH) On the Outside Edge : diversions in the history of skating, pp. 72. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Finally came the skating boot, a well-made strong boot, with the runner directly attached to ... skating was developed in the cold countries of the north, ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1900)
"CONTINENTAL FIGURE-skating. FIGURE-SKATERS may be roughly divided into two classes, those born and those bred to the pursuit, and a difference will always ..."

4. Chambers's Information for the People by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1842)
"the valer downward with bis hands at the hips, without iuy assistance from the lege." skating. This is a highly exhilarating and healthful ..."

5. The Bibliographer (1883)
"Together with the special code of rules for prize skating of the skating Congress, ... A skating Party on the Schuylkill. A picture drawn by AB Frost. ..."

6. History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States by William Dunlap (1834)
"Stuart said that early practice had made him very expert in skating. His celerity and activity accordingly attracted crowds on the Serpentine river—which ..."

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