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Definition of the noun skid
What does skid mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: skids
- one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
- a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of skid: brake shoe / shoe
- more generic words: constraint / restraint = a device that retards something's motion
- part of: drum brake = hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
- part: brake lining = the lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum
- an unexpected slide
Alternative definition of the noun skid
- An out of control sliding motion as would result from applying the brakes too hard in a car.
- A runner of a sled.
- A ski shaped runner or supporting surface as found on a helicopter or other aircraft in place of wheels.
- A basic form of a wood or plastic platform for the storage and transport of goods, machinery or equipment, later developed into pallet.
Definition of the verb skid
What does skid mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: skidded, skidding
- slide without control
- elevate onto skids
- apply a brake or skid to
- move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of skid: slew / slide / slip / slue
- more generic word: glide = move smoothly and effortlessly
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the verb skid
- [intransitive] To slide in an uncontrolled manner as in a car with the brakes applied too hard.
Who is Skid?
Skid a.k.a. Shaun Kenny-Dowall is a professional rugby league footballer for the Sydney Roosters of the National Rugby League. A New Zealand national representative centre, he has played his entire NRL career to date with the Roosters, winning the 2013 Premiership with them. Kenny-Dowall also played in New Zealand's 2010 Four Nations-winning side as well as the 2014 Four Nations-winning side.
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- Skid is a fictional character from Blood Shot.
- Skid is a fictional character from the 1942 film Neath Brookyln Bridge.
- Skid is a fictional character from the 1989 film Hard Days, Hard Nights.
- Skid is a fictional character from the 2012 film Being Flynn.
There are other characters with in their name, like Skid mark.
"Skid" is a book by Florence Hayes.
"Skid" is a 1970 album by Skid Row featuring guitar ace Gary Moore.
- Skid: In a straight flight, the tail of the airplane aligns the fuselage into the relative wind. However, in the beginning of a turn, when the ailerons are being applied in order to bank the airplane, the ailerons also cause an adverse yaw of the airplane. For example, if the airplane is rolling clockwise, the airplane yaws to the left. It assumes a crab-like attitude relative to the wind. This is called a slip. The air is flowing crosswise over the fuselage. In order to correct this adverse slip, the pilot must apply rudder. If the pilot applies too much rudder, the airplane will then slip to the other side. This is called a skid.
- Skid: An automobile skid is an automobile handling condition where one or more tires are slipping relative to the road, and the overall handling of the vehicle has been affected.
Phrases with Skid
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by Joseph Hewlett
“A skid is a sort of iron shoe attached to a chain, and placed under the hind- wheel of a carriage to retard its progress when...
by Chad W. Autry, Thomas J. Goldsby, John E. Bell, Arthur V. Hill
A skid is a pallet that does not ...
Mind, Matter, and Method (1966)
by Paul Feyerabend, Grover Maxwell
For our purposes, the significant feature of the above analysis of a "possible" or " conditional" skid is the implied reference to general principles (laws of nature) about what circumstances are consistent with the performance of what actions and ...
by Krzysztof R. Kozlowski
Introduction Skid is a common phenomenon in real vehicles. Sometimes this effect is negligibly small and in a consequence can be omitted in a vehicle model preserving practically acceptable control performance. In a case of ...
Supply Chain Security (2013)
A Comprehensive Approach by Arthur G. Arway
A skid is a device that supports material when a forklift is applied for move— ment from one position to another. They are usually about 1.2 meters square and generally made of wood or plastic. A pallet can support or hold a larger amount of ...
Motor Truck (1919)
The National Authority of Power Haulage
The skid is a section of plank with one end tapered so it may be forced into sand or mud, and is strengthened by a band of heavy metal. At the other end of the plank, retained by two stout clamps, is an iron bar, the ends of which are turned at ...
A Practical Journal Exclusively for These Interests by A. A. Hill, M. T. Richardson
But a front-wheel skid is an event in which prevention is very much to be preferred to cure, especially in the case of the novice. Even when one feels safe, danger is sometimes lurking. Generally sneaking, so long as the motorist has metallic ...
Automobile Journal (1918)
The skid is a section of plank with one end tapered so it may be forced into mud or sand, that is strengthened by a binding band of heavy metal. At the other end of the plank, retained by two stout clamps, is an iron bar, the ends of which are ...
British and American by Eric Partridge
*skid, take the. To walk away; make off; escape: 1935, Hargan; extant. Cf. skids under . . ., q.v. *skid row ...
by Jeffrey Ian Ross
Skid Row Skid row is an expression that refers to a rundown part of town or to a slum, or, metaphorically, to a ...
by Derek Gregory, Ron Johnston, Geraldine Pratt, Michael Watts, Sarah Whatmore
Essentially a North American term, 'skid row' traditionally referred to areas characterized by concentrations of rooming houses and accommodation for single men working in the timber industry: over time, the term has become a more general ...
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- Squash Terminology : Squash Terms: Skid Boast
When deep in the corner of a squash court, hit the ball high off of the side wall to start a skid boast. Learn about squash terms, including what a skid boast shot is, ...
- Skid Meaning
Video shows what skid means. An out-of-control sliding motion as would result from applying the brakes too hard in a car.. A shoe or clog, as of iron, attached to ...
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- Skid bird description
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Scrabble value of S1K5I1D2
The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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