skidded, past participle; skids, 3rd person singular present; skidded, past tense; skidding, present participle;
(of a vehicle) Slide, typically sideways or obliquely, on slippery ground or as a result of stopping or turning too quickly
the taxicab skidded to a halt
Barbara's foot skidded, and she fell to the floor
Cause to skid
he skidded his car
Move a heavy object on skids
they skidded the logs down the hill to the waterfront
its shares have skidded 29% since March
Fasten a skid to (a wheel) as a brake
An act of skidding or sliding
the Volvo went into a skid
A runner attached to the underside of an aircraft for use when landing on snow or grass
Each of a set of wooden rollers used for moving a log or other heavy object
A braking device consisting of a wooden or metal shoe preventing a wheel from revolving
A beam or plank used to support a ship under construction or repair
one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
slide without control; "the car skidded in the curve on the wet road"
brake shoe: a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
elevate onto skids
an unexpected slide
apply a brake or skid to
In flying, a skid is a specific type of slip. It often means a turn where the sideways movement of the aircraft is outwards from the centre of the turn. Pilots generally reserve the word slip only for inside slips in a turn (towards the centre). ...
Skid is a 1970 album by Skid Row featuring guitar ace Gary Moore.
(Skids (comics)) Skids (Sally Blevins) is a Marvel Comics mutant. Created by writer Louise Simonson and artist Jackson Guice, she first appeared in X-Factor vol. 1 #7 (August 1986).
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(The Skids) Skids were an art-punk/punk rock and new wave band from Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, founded in 1977 by Stuart Adamson (1958–2001, guitars / backing vocals / keyboards / percussion), William Simpson (bass guitar / backing vocals), Thomas Kellichan (drums) and Richard Jobson (vocals / ...
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 ...
(skidding) the act of moving trees from the site of felling to a leading area or landing. Tractors, horses, or specialized logging equipment can be used for skidding. Skidding methods vary in their impact on soils and the remaining stands.
(Skidding) Pulling logs to a gathering point.
(Skidding) Allowing the skis to skid sideways, usually when turning.
(Skidding) Moving sideways or forward by working with the edges of your board across the snow to control your speed.
(Skidding) Terrain transport in which logs are dragged to the landing, rather than suspended in the air or carried on a vehicle. Also referred to as ground skidding or, in some countries, as snigging.
(Skidding) Transporting felled trees by dragging them behind heavy equipment to the logging deck.
(Skidding) When going down hill you plow the snow with your board.
(Skidding) off the trail, the snowboarder kicked up a cloud of snow.
(skidding) Tendencies toward excessive risk-taking, altercation in a social relationship, or an impulsive confrontation.
(Skids) Battens fitted underneath frames, boxes or packages to raise them off the floor and allow easy access for fork lift trucks, slings or other handling equipment.
(skids) Pieces of timber put under a boat for resting her on deck, or when launching off.
Skids are lateral members attached to the base of the box which serve to support and transfer the load to the surface of the base. ...