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Noun: skate  skeyt
  1. Sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
  2. Large edible ray having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swims by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins
Verb: skate  skeyt
  1. (sport) move along on skates
    "The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter"

Derived forms: skates, skated, skating

Type of: glide, ray, sports equipment

Part of: family Rajidae, Rajidae

Encyclopedia: Skate