Definition of Skips

1. Noun. (plural of skip) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of skip) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skips

1. skip [v] - See also: skip

Lexicographical Neighbors of Skips

skipper
skippered
skippering
skippers
skippet
skippets
skippier
skippiest
skipping
skipping a beat
skipping rope
skipping ropes
skippingly
skippings
skippy
skips (current term)
skips a beat
skipt
skipworthy
skirl
skirlcock
skirled
skirlie
skirling
skirlings
skirls
skirmish
skirmished
skirmisher
skirmishers

Literary usage of Skips

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

1. The Design of Mine Structures by Milo Smith Ketchum (1912)
"Where self-dumping skips are used the coal is dumped into hopper bins at the ... With wet bituminous coal self-dumping skips do not always dump the coal out ..."

2. The Gold Mines of the Rand: Being a Description of the Mining Industry of by Frederick Henry Hatch, John Alexander Chalmers (1895)
"Arrangement for loading skips. The manner of filling skips formerly most general was to tip the mine trucks directly into them, but in most mines now it is ..."

3. Theory of Musical Composition, Treated with a View to a Naturally by Gottfried Weber (1846)
"the skips of the second voice are not at all repulsive, because, occurring as they do in this middle voice, they are not prominently exhibited. In fig. ..."

4. Practical Tunnelling by Frederick Walter Simms, Daniel Kinnear Clark (1896)
"The wheels and axles are attached for the purpose of running the skips along a ... There was no necessity for such an appendage to the smaller skips, ..."

5. The Mechanical Handling of Material: Being a Treatise on the Handling of by George Frederick Zimmer (1905)
"DISCHARGING BY MEANS OF skips AND GRABS. BOATS and barges as well as railway trucks usually deliver material at the point where the mechanical appliances ..."

6. The Chicago Main Drainage Channel: A Description of the Machinery Used and by Charles Shattuck Hill (1896)
"Mullinix Aerial Dump, Lidgerwood Traveling Cableway. cars, skips and all, complete, is about 450000 Ins., and its total cost about $14000. ..."

7. The Witwatersrand Goldfields, Banket & Mining Practice: With an Appendix on by Samuel John Truscott (1907)
"When, however, the shaft has been completed and timbered throughout, all the advantage is on the side of self- tipping skips, with the frame attached. ..."

8. The Theory of Musical Composition: Treated with a View to a Naturally by Gottfried Weber, John Bishop (1851)
"854 k, on the contrary, where the two upper parts exchange progressions with each other, and the first part makes the same skips which had been as it were ..."

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