skating

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English[edit]

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skating

  1. present participle of skate

Noun[edit]

skating (usually uncountable, plural skatings)

  1. The action of moving along a surface (ice or ground) using skates.
    • 1841, Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Prudence”, in Essays: First Series:
      In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
    • 1854, Charles Manby Smith, The working-man's way in the world, page 283:
      My merry Christmas and first matrimonial plum-pudding, which I had a hand in compounding — the sprig of mistletoe which I bought for home-consumption, the walks in the parks and the skatings on the Serpentine during the two days' holiday []
    • 2019, Grace Livingston Hill, Aunt Crete's Emancipation
      It was as if she had that morning been transferred back over forty years to her youth again, and was having the good times that she had longed for, such as other girls had—the swings, and the rides, and the skatings, and bicyclings.
  2. (uncountable) The sport of moving along a surface using skates.
  3. (skiing, uncountable) A method of propulsion, where one moves similar to how a skater propels themselves. A technique in skiing, where a ski is planted diagonally, to push off of, and one slides forward on the ski facing straight forward, and then repeats the process with the swapping of the feet's actions.

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Noun[edit]

skating m (plural skatings)

  1. (skiing) skating

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Etymology[edit]

From English skating or French skating.

Noun[edit]

skating n (plural skatinguri)

  1. skating

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