Definition of Skiing

1. Noun. A sport in which participants must travel on skis.

Terms within: Traversal, Traverse
Specialized synonyms: Cross-country Skiing, Ski Jumping
Generic synonyms: Athletics, Sport
Examples of category: Piste
Derivative terms: Ski



Definition of Skiing

1. Verb. (present participle of ski) ¹

2. Noun. (sports) A group of sports utilizing skis as primary equipment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skiing

1. the sport of traveling on skis [n -S]

Medical Definition of Skiing

1. A snow sport which uses skis to glide over the snow. It does not include water-skiing. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skiing

skiesful
skiey
skieyer
skieyest
skiff
skiffed
skiffing
skiffle
skiffle group
skiffled
skiffles
skiffless
skifflike
skiffling
skiffs
skiing (current term)
skiing race
skiings
skijor
skijored
skijorer
skijorers
skijoring
skijorings
skijors
skil
skiless
skilfish
skilful
skilfull

Literary usage of Skiing

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

1. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"Jet skiing & Water-skiing The following organize Jet Ski tours of the coast and rent equipment to individuals. Tour costs are in the $45-$75 range, ..."

2. Adventure Guide to Venice & the Veneto by Marissa Fabris (2005)
"and well-marked trails of varying degrees of difficulty, plus ski schools, lodges, equipment rentals and night time skiing. Campolongo Rotzo (» 0424-66487, ..."

3. Adventure Guide to Scotland by Martin Li (2005)
"skiing & Snowsports Scotland has five ski areas: Glencoe and Nevis in the ... Glencoe, Nevis, Cairngorm and Glenshee each offer a fair range of skiing for ..."

4. Adventure Guide to New Hampshire by Elizabeth L. Dugger (2002)
"On Snow & Ice skiing New Hampshire offers some of the best skiing in the east, ... wilderness skiing in the White Mountains (especially Tuckerman Ravine in ..."

5. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1922)
"I well recall a skiing vacation which a friend and I took two winters ago. ... His skiing vacation was over before it had hardly started. ..."

6. Navy Seal Physical Fitness Guide edited by Patricia A. Deuster (1998)
"Under most operational conditions, cross country skiing provides the highest ... skiing becomes a very efficient form of man-powered transportation during ..."

7. Adventure Guide to the Pacific Northwest by Don Young, Marjorie Young (1999)
"On Snow skiing Hemlock Resorts, Comp 7, Hemlock Valley Site, RR 1, Agassiz, BC V0M 1A0, « 604/797-4411, can provide crosscountry and downhill skiing, ..."

8. Adventure Guide to the Sierra Nevada by Wilbur H. Morrison (2000)
"Water skiing, Windsurfing & Jet skiing You'll find no better lake in which ... Combine the thrill of water skiing with the control of driving the boat and ..."

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