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Verb: skid (skidded,skidding)  skid
  1. Slide without control
    "the car skidded in the curve on the wet road"
     
  2. Elevate onto skids
     
  3. Apply a brake or skid to
     
  4. Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    "the wheels skidded against the pavement";
    - slip, slue, slew, slide
Noun: skid  skid
  1. One of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
     
  2. A restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
    - brake shoe, shoe
     
  3. An unexpected slide
    - slip, sideslip

Derived forms: skidded, skidding, skids

Type of: board, brake, bring up, coast, constraint, elevate, get up, glide, lift, plank, raise, restraint, slide

Part of: chute, drum brake, slide, slideway, sloping trough

Encyclopedia: Skid